[caption id="attachment_514" align="alignleft" width="160"] Greig’s Caves, Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada
Photo Zoë Kessler, 2009[/caption]

You think you’ve got sex problems? We want too much. We don’t want any. We’re halfway to heaven, a fly walks across the wall and we’ve lost it.

As if living with ADHD wasn’t problematic enough, our symptoms often (or, more likely, nearly always) interfere with our sex lives as well.

If sex, as they say, is 90% in the mind, imagine my surprise when I cracked open Naomi Wolf’s new book, Vagina: A New Biography (2012), to find Chapter 4 was all about the brain chemistry of sex.  What really got me excited was the title: “Dopamine, Opioids, and Oxytocin.”

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Got Dopamine? Sex and the ADHD Woman

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  1. Thanks for the read Zoe, it was enlightening to say the least. I think many men suffer, or at least I do, with a neglible reward system. It could be a combination of my, now understood, lifelong depression and the ADHD, but the stimulants dont do much for my reward circuitry either. Got Dopamine? I’d love to have some!

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