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does the depo shot realy take away the sex drive?

my cousin who is a medical assistanct told me(becouse im not interested in sex anymore,my baby is 17months and i just weaned her from breastfeeding a month ago)that the birth control im on is the reason...has anyone else ever herd of this?


Asked by angelairelan at 11:50 AM on Nov. 2, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • I have heard people say that about every kind of hormonal birth control pretty much. They affect everyone differently.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:53 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • YES!!!!

    Answer by purpleducky at 12:15 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • it depends
    i used to use depo and Im not lying or exaggerating when i say I had sex at least 3 times a day

    LOL...maybe i was just so excited to not have to worry about a condom or missing a pill I got all extra sexual

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 12:26 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • yes am on depo and i could care less about sex.

    Answer by piwife at 12:56 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • When I was on Depo, my sex drive was not diminished.

    Answer by Pnukey at 4:00 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • I had no issues with it at all.

    Answer by Liansmommie at 4:46 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • I f-ucked like a bunny when is was on Depo. Loved the stuff. No periods, more time for sex.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:48 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • Well hey, it's a double contraceptive! LOL!! You definitely don't gotta worry about pregnancy if you don't even wanna have sex!

    Answer by ATG499 at 8:21 AM on Nov. 3, 2009