However, for some single people ready to settle down, a 'sex detox' has been suggested as the way to break out of a dating rut, according to some relationship counsellors.
That way, they are able to overcome any obstacles that are getting in the way of enjoying a full sexual relationship." However, she advises that if two people in a relationship are considering a sex detox it is important to check in with each other to check both parties continue to be on the same page.She told : “It's always important to look at the function of any behaviour and how it's working for you. Or you're not getting what you want, or your needs aren't getting met?Then I think stepping back and taking a break makes a lot of sense.” Relate counsellor Denise Knowles told that for single people looking for a relationship, a sex detox will not necessarily help them find a partner but if they have already met someone it could prolong the 'getting to know each other' phase and judge how compatible they are.She also warns of the potential risk a sex detox will end up having an adverse affect and could decrease sexual desire.
“First of all think about what you are hoping to gain from it.It’s also important to check in with one another during the process as you may find one person isn’t finding it is working for them.