10 Jul How to have a healthy sex life even with AN erectile dysfunction
So you are probably thinking of ignoring this post because you feel you are too young to worry about erectile dysfunction.
You are thinking you can always go online when you are about 50 to know more about it or pop a viagra to make it go away. Think again because erectile dysfunction is no longer an old man’s problem.
An erectile dysfunction is an inability of a man to keep an erection firm enough for sex.
According to a research carried out by the British health. Half of men in their 30s and 35% of men in their 20s are struggling with “keeping it up” in the bedroom. And it has nothing to do with age.
Stress, anxiety and too much of alcohol have been proven to be the highest causes of erectile dysfunction. Other factors like diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, stroke, sleep duration and fatigue can trigger this. So stop worrying that he may no longer be attracted to you. 80% of men who experience erectile dysfunction never talk about it because they see it as emasculating. And contrary to general belief this makes them more conscious during sex and unable to perform.
Erectile dysfunction has put a strain on the sex life of couples and so many relationships have ended because of this. However, an erectile dysfunction doesn’t mean sex is cancelled in a relationship, even if your partner has an erectile dysfunction, you can still find other ways to enjoy sex.
How to handle sex when your partner has erectile dysfunction
- Talk to them about it
Communication is the first step to getting your partner to talk about a major source of discomfort for them. Choose the right time and play and watch your words.
Starting off accusatory will not make them want to open up to you. Tread gently and be sensitive to what they are going through. Reassure your partner about the love and intimacy you both share and how to make it work. Identifying there is a problem is the first step towards dealing with an erectile dysfunction.
2. Switch up your pattern
Does your partner drink too much? Cut down on the booze. Is the stress from work driving them crazy? Find a way to relax together. Explore intimacy , play games, have insightful conversations and avoid topics that would lead to stress. Remember that your partner needs reassurance fron you.
3. Learn new ways to please
Penetrative sex is not always the end point. Find new ways to please each other. Try dry humpimg, make foreplay the act, try oral sex or even schedule a mutual masturbation session. Explore sexual activities that do not have to do with penetration.
4. Include sex toys
Sex toys doesn’t take the shine away from your partner. Sex toys will leave your partner satisfied even when you don’t feel up to it. Pun intended. Don’t be shy to use vibrators to take the pressure off the sex and f0r a wonderful experience.
5. Use sex aids
Sex aids are your best choice if you find yourself dealing with an erectile dysfunction and still want to try out penetrative sex. Sex aids like cock rings, penis sleeve and even a strap- on depending on your preference will keep your penis erect. Cock rings improve improve blood flow to the penis giving it a stronger erection
Studies following prostate massage has named it as one of the treatment for erectile dysfunction. It can serve as a treatment on its own or alongside other ED treatment. Some men swear they’ve had increased sexual pleasure and are able to ejaculate more easily.
7. See a sex therapist
You should see one especially if you have other sexual issues such as delayed ejaculation. A sex therapist will be able to provide a solutions after analyzing the situation on ground. And refer you to a doctor if there are other underlying issues.
Doyou or your partner suffer from an erectile dysfunction? It is the end of a wonderful sex experience. Try these alternatives listed out and be on the journey to improving your sex life.
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