Q&A What Is the Role of Dopamine in Marital Sex?

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Your videos do a great job of talking about the addictive brain chemistry that goes on during affairs. I know that dopamine is a huge factor in being addicted to the affair partner. We have been married 14 years and my husband had an 8 month physical affair that was exposed 4 months ago. My husband made the comment, “It seems like you can only get dopamine when you’re doing something you’re not supposed to be doing.” He was addicted to attention from the affair partner, constant erotic text messaging, and frequent oral sex meet-ups. Can you give us a video that talks about dopamine in husband and wife sex? There should be some sweet brain chemistry reward in married sex, right?

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