Most people would agree that their libido increases or decreases based on the receptiveness and overall emotional availability of their partner. In other words, a lack of interest from one person in a relationship can cause a lack of interest for both partners. And one of the most frequent libido-limiters is everyday stress.

If you want to approach your partner to talk about low libido or how stress is affecting your relationship, be sure to avoid placing any blame on either party, because blame only adds to stress and subconsciously associates your partner as one of the inducers of stress. Try to see obstacles as challenges you face together rather than trying to have one person be right and the other wrong.

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