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The Squeeze Technique: Step by Step Instructions and Images

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The squeeze technique is treatment that has been used by sex therapists for decades to help men overcome premature ejaculation. Unfortunately, however, there are a lot of misconceptions about the squeeze technique, in part because of the way that the media has miseducated people about how it really works. As a result, many men practice this technique partially or incorrectly. When they don’t see results, … Continue reading The Squeeze Technique: Step by Step Instructions and Images »

Does Porn Cause Premature Ejaculation?

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Learn about the possible link between porn and premature ejaculation Wi-Fi. HD. Fiber. Smartphones. Virtual Reality (VR) headsets. Technology has made it easier than ever before to access porn. With porn being used more frequently, should we be worried? Is it possible that our sexual functioning is suffering because of increased porn use? Does porn cause premature ejaculation? While some people believe that premature ejaculation … Continue reading Does Porn Cause Premature Ejaculation? »

Lose Erection with Condom – Condom Associated Erection Problems

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Learn about the causes and solutions for condoms associated erection problems Condoms are effective at preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Yet, no one safe sex tool is perfect, and condom associated erection problems exist. In fact, condom associated erectile dysfunction might be more common than you think. According to this study from the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, up to one third … Continue reading Lose Erection with Condom – Condom Associated Erection Problems »

Are There Foods That Can Help Premature Ejaculation?

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Different foods are often being touted as having positive effects on various health issues, including sexual dysfunctions. When it comes to lasting longer in bed, the list goes long ranging from foods rich in magnesium, to dark chocolate and garlic. The male sexual response is a complicated process orchestrated between many body organs and systems, all of which are dependent on hormones such as testosterone … Continue reading Are There Foods That Can Help Premature Ejaculation? »

Sexual Performance Anxiety with A New Partner

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Learn About the Causes and What You Can Do to Manage This Unpleasant Experience Having sex with a new partner can be an intimidating experience. The anxiety that gets triggered in such situations can lead to sexual problems, such as erectile dysfunction. Performance anxiety can also lead to premature ejaculation and to difficulty in reaching orgasm. Usually, these erectile problems are temporary. In some cases, … Continue reading Sexual Performance Anxiety with A New Partner »

Do I Have Performance Anxiety or Erectile Dysfunction?

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At one moment or another, almost all men have wondered if their sexual performance is up to par or if they are satisfying their partner sexually. While these thoughts are normal occasionally, when fears and anxiety creep into your sexual life, sexual performance anxiety can happen. Performance anxiety refers to negative thoughts and preoccupations with one’s inability to sexually perform or provide satisfaction to one’s … Continue reading Do I Have Performance Anxiety or Erectile Dysfunction? »

How to Increase Sexual Stamina

Learn How to Increase Your Sexual Stamina Just how important is sexual stamina? Pretty vital. According to a recent study, women are less satisfied when dating men with sexual dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, sexual performance anxiety and low libido (i.e. sex drive) are all common problems that can interfere with a man’s stamina. Just how common are these issues? Research tells us that almost … Continue reading How to Increase Sexual Stamina »

Erectile Dysfunction in Young Men

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Learn what causes erectile dysfunction in young men and how it can be treated Erectile dysfunction is a common sexual issue that men face. Men with ED have problems getting or keeping an erection for at least a month. Some men will have an erection, but notice it is not as stiff as before or does not allow for penetration. It’s a common misconception that … Continue reading Erectile Dysfunction in Young Men »

How to Deal with Jealousy in a Relationship

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Jealousy is a relationship killer. Learn how to stop being jealous in your relationship. Matthew accidentally calls his girlfriend by another woman’s name. Jamie notices her husband looking at her best friend a little too long. And, James goes on and on about his new co-worker Hope. What happens next? The green-eyed monster rears its ugly head. In other words, these partners become jealous. Jealousy … Continue reading How to Deal with Jealousy in a Relationship »

Does Masturbation Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

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Some people believe that masturbation can cause erectile dysfunction. It’s important not to fall for false rumors, as this is a myth. Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is defined as a man having difficulty achieving an erection; or not being able to maintain an erection long enough to have sex. This is a common condition. Most men struggle to get or maintain an erection at least … Continue reading Does Masturbation Cause Erectile Dysfunction? »

How to Stop Being Insecure in a Relationship

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Learn how to stop being insecure, improve your relationship and feel less stressed and anxious. What is insecurity and how does it manifest in a relationship? Well, insecurity stems from “anxiousness” or a lack of confidence. It is an unpleasant and highly stressful emotional state or inner feeling that causes you to question everything around you. Insecurity is a feeling of intense fear and the … Continue reading How to Stop Being Insecure in a Relationship »

How to Get Over Someone Who Cheated

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Learn how to get over being cheated on and move on Getting cheated on feels awful. Sometimes, it can sting so badly that it negatively affects future relationships. The tidal wave of thoughts and emotions that wash over you are likely to be intense: fury, shame, guilt, regret, abandonment and hopelessness. Having your trust broken like this is one of the most gut-wrenching, heart-breaking and … Continue reading How to Get Over Someone Who Cheated »

Stress and Erectile Dysfunction – Causes and Treatments

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Did you know that stress can cause erectile dysfunction? Discover everything you need to know in this comprehensive article. Muscle tension. Racing thoughts. Excessive worry. Fear. Nausea. Headaches. Most of us feel some level of stress daily. But, did you know that stress can lead to temporary erectile dysfunction (ED)? Erectile dysfunction is an incredibly common illness. How common is ED? One study estimated that … Continue reading Stress and Erectile Dysfunction – Causes and Treatments »

Temporary Erectile Dysfunction – What Causes a Sudden Loss of Erection?

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Erectile Dysfunction Isn’t Always Permanent. Learn About the Possible Causes and Treatments for Temporary Impotence erectile dysfunction is a real problem that affects men of all ages. The International Consortium of Sexual Medicine defines erectile dysfunction as the “consistent or recurrent inability to attain and/or maintain penile erection sufficient for sexual satisfaction.” ED occurs in about 16% of all men, but increases to 54% in … Continue reading Temporary Erectile Dysfunction – What Causes a Sudden Loss of Erection? »

Survey Reveals the Worst Male Sexual Issue, According to Women

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We surveyed 1,040 women and this is what we found! Most men are likely to experience sexual dysfunction at one time or another. For some, this plays out in the form of premature ejaculation – when you finish too soon. Others experience erectile dysfunction, where they struggle to get it up. Sexual performance anxiety is another condition that affects millions of men around the world, … Continue reading Survey Reveals the Worst Male Sexual Issue, According to Women »

These 5 Sex Positions Will Help You Last Longer in Bed

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Use these sex positions if you want to delay climax and last longer Let’s face it: Every guy wants to be a satisfying sex partner, but not every guy can “run the entire marathon” when it’s show time. When you finish too early, it can make your partner feel unhappy and make you feel inadequate. That’s a bad situation all around! Luckily, there’s a solution … Continue reading These 5 Sex Positions Will Help You Last Longer in Bed »

Viagra, Cialis and Levitra for Premature Ejaculation

Viagra, Cialis and Levitra for Premature Ejaculation

Can Viagra, Cialis and Levitra help you last longer in bed? Viagra, Cialis Levitra are all drugs that are intended to treat erectile dysfunction. Still, they are often confused as an effective treatment for men with premature ejaculation. Can these drugs help you last longer in bed? Yes, but only if by lasting longer in bed you mean being able to have an erection firm … Continue reading Viagra, Cialis and Levitra for Premature Ejaculation »

My Partner Has Premature Ejaculation – What Can I Do to Help?

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Premature ejaculation doesn’t have to ruin your sex life. According to a recent study, approximately 30% of men experience premature ejaculation (PE) at some point in time. Researchers also found that PE can affect men of all ages. PE is not only common, it can also cause great angst, psychological distress, and confidence issues in some men. And, although your partner may have a hard … Continue reading My Partner Has Premature Ejaculation – What Can I Do to Help? »

Premature Ejaculation and Performance Anxiety

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Learn about the causes and treatments for premature ejaculation and performance anxiety It is common for some men to experience performance anxiety, before and during sex. In some cases, this type of anxiety can lead to premature ejaculation (PE). In fact, studies suggest that performance anxiety may be either partially or fully to blame for many cases of PE. In other cases, performance anxiety is … Continue reading Premature Ejaculation and Performance Anxiety »

Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction

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When Sexual Dysfunction is Caused by Too Much Porn Many researchers and sex therapists believe that excessive porn use may be one of the factors that leads to erectile problems: ‘Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction’ (PIED) is the label used by health professionals to describe this condition. Others believe that porn leads to performance anxiety and sexual exhaustion, which in turn could cause erectile dysfunction. In … Continue reading Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction »

How to Masturbate Correctly – A Guide for Healthy Male Masturbation

Jerking off. Rubbing one out. The five-finger shuffle. Spanking the monkey. Punishing Percy. Masterbate. These phrases hardly scratch the surface of the seemingly endless list of words that we use to talk about male masturbation. Yet, it’s a bit ironic that despite the hundreds of euphemisms that we have at our disposal, so many of my own clients become intensely uncomfortable as soon as we start discussing masturbation!… Continue reading How to Masturbate Correctly – A Guide for Healthy Male Masturbation »

How to Last Longer In Bed – The Complete Guide

Do you wish you could keep going for longer? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! It’s a no brainer: both men and women all around the world would love to spend more time feeling that ecstasy, intimacy, and connection. But for many people, sex ends far too soon, and it feels like it’s all over mere moments after it began! As men, this can cause big problems when it comes to our self-esteem, relationship quality, and overall life satisfaction…Continue reading How to Masturbate Correctly – A Guide for Healthy Male Masturbation »

How Long Does Sex Usually Last? Probably Not as Long as You’d Think!

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How long do you think sex usually lasts, in general? take a wild guess? Fifteen minutes? Thirty minutes? One hour? Two hours? Three hours? Well, the truth is…sex is actually much shorter than most people think. but don’t pet yourself on the shoulder just yet because there‘s a catch – apparently there’s a big difference in how long it takes women and men to have … Continue reading How Long Does Sex Usually Last? Probably Not as Long as You’d Think! »

What Do Women REALLY Think About Premature Ejaculation?

We scoured the internet looking for opinions from real women and talked to an expert to get the truth – and it may surprise you! Premature ejaculation (PE) is one of the most common sexual dysfunctions. As many as 1 in 3 men struggle with PE, which is usually defined as reaching orgasm within 1 minute of beginning penetration. However, anyone who comes before they … Continue reading What Do Women REALLY Think About Premature Ejaculation? »

How to Prevent Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation is one of the most common sexual dysfunctions in men. According to an extensive review that was published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, about 30 percent of men will deal with some form of premature ejaculation in their life. Premature ejaculation (PE) can have overwhelming effects on a man’s self-esteem, relationships and his or his partner’s general quality of life. Luckily, PE is also one of the most easily treatable sexual conditions… Continue reading How to Prevent Premature Ejaculation – A List of Possible Treatments »

Are Women Actually Drawn to Men With Premature Ejaculation?

Meet these women and see what a clinical psychologist has to say. While most men who suffer from premature ejaculation are eager to overcome it, the internet now tells us there are women out there who are actually turned on by it! Premature ejaculation (PE) can be defined as what happens when a man achieves an orgasm long before he is “ready” to, typically within … Continue reading Are Women Actually Drawn to Men With Premature Ejaculation? »

The Process of Sexual Intercourse

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You may think it would be difficult to say what counts as standard when it comes to sexual performance, yet studies have shown that the average healthy man lasts 5-6 minutes from the moment of penetration. This mostly aligns with what women are found to prefer. In Dr. Zuckerman’s considerable sex therapy experience, he has found that women prefer intercourse to last between 5 and … Continue reading The Process of Sexual Intercourse »

Causes of Premature Ejaculation

Why Can’t I Last Longer in Bed? It is true that premature ejaculation can have a variety of underlying causes. These causes can be physical, psychological, or genetic. They may have been present all along, or they could be newly developed. None of these causes is anything to feel shame or embarrassment over. They are incredibly common, and are largely out of a man’s control. But … Continue reading Causes of Premature Ejaculation »

Psychological Impotence: Diagnosis, Causes and Treatments

Psychological impotence is a real thing, and it is much more common than you might think. The good news is that there are solutions that can help address the problem. Psychological impotence (also called psychological erectile dysfunction) is a difficult problem to grapple with. Although it isn’t something people enjoy talking about openly, it is more common than you might imagine —and despite what you … Continue reading Psychological Impotence: Diagnosis, Causes and Treatments »

Sexual Performance Anxiety and Erectile Dysfunction

Many men are troubled by sexual performance anxiety. Learn about its’ true causes, symptoms and what can you do to get your sex life back on track! Have you ever been so overwhelmed, during sex, that you just couldn’t perform? Well, sexual performance anxiety is one of the most common sexual issues. In fact, the pressure and stress that can occur during sexual activity often stems from … Continue reading Sexual Performance Anxiety and Erectile Dysfunction »

Why Not Self-Treat?

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Dealing with premature ejaculation quite understandably causes men to try and delay ejaculation. However, the methods they frequently use are not useful and can reduce sexual enjoyment for both partners. In many cases, the attempts to deal with premature ejaculation can actually make the problem worse. Perpetuating the Problem by Trying to Solve It In order to delay ejaculation, some men will try to deprive … Continue reading Why Not Self-Treat? »

Types of Premature Ejaculation

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There are four main types of premature ejaculation: Lifelong Premature Ejaculation Lifelong premature ejaculation is a condition that has been present in a male for his entire life, and has been affecting him since his first sexual experience. According to research performed by neuropsychiatrist Marcel D. Waldinger, 91% of lifelong premature ejaculation cases are caused by genetic factors. Acquired Premature Ejaculation Acquired premature ejaculation is what … Continue reading Types of Premature Ejaculation »