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Male Erectile Disorder * If, for the last three months, a man has experienced an inability to attain / sustain an erection sufficient for a satisfactory sexual experience and it bothers him (or his partner) then he meets the definition of having “An Erectile Dysfunction.” The term erectile dysfunction (ED), is frequently used by professionals because it is more precise than simply calling the problem ‘impotence’ impotence, includes not only the above definition of an ED but is also refers to a man being sterile and/or a man having a penis that lacks strength and vigor.

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Sexual Scripts and ED

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

According to the Massachusetts Male Aging Study (2018), Erectile disorder (ED) is a challenging sexual dysfunction that approximately 53% of US men have experienced at some point.  Though there are…


Talking to your partner about Erectile Dysfunction

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

Not everyone who has Erectile Dysfunction needs to have an in depth conversation with their partner about it. Maybe your partner is new, and ED is just part of…


Erectile Dysfunction Survey

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

15-20% of American men will experience erectile dysfunction at some point in their life. Despite its ubiquity, Erectile Dysfunction still causes distress for many men experiencing it. It’s common for…


Pelvic Floor Flex/Relax Continuum Exercise

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

Though many men have never paid much attention to their pelvic floor muscle, it plays  an important part in maintaining erections. If you are experiencing difficulty with your erections, strengthening…


Pelvic Floor Muscle Strengthening Exercise

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

One of the most common contributors to Erection Dysfunction is anxiety. Anxiety from relationship stress, pressure at work, financial duress or any number of things can show up in your…


Red/Yellow/Green Light Sex Exercise for couples

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

Physical connection is an important part of every partnership and every individual person’s health. Intimacy can take many different forms. Although our culture often holds up penetrative sex as the…


Boost Your Libido

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Discover New Ways To Boost Your Libido:   Problems with sex drive are to be expected if you are not enjoying sex - or do not get enough arousal to become…


Sexual Boredom

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Breaking the Cycle of Sexual Boredom

Sexual Boredom: Are you tired of the same monotonous sexual routines in the bedroom? Frustrated with your spouses’ sexual inhibitions or lack of creativity in…


Getting to know your Turn Ons Using the Five Senses

Posted by: Libby Gilbertson

Are you feeling less turned on recently, but have no idea why? Are you struggling to tap into your sexual desire to get in the mood? Sometimes people get into…


When You Think About Touching Yourself

Posted by: Libby Gilbertson

People have an amazing ability to feel pleasure based off of touch alone. Touching yourself is more than an idea suggested by the Divinyls song I Touch Myself from the…


Role of Anxiety in Erectile Dysfunction

Posted by: Libby Gilbertson

Understanding the Role of Anxiety in Erectile Dysfunction

A lot more men have trouble getting or maintaining an erection than you would expect. Erectile dysfunctions can occur during a…


Awaking Your Sexual Self & Getting More Out Of Sex

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Awakening Your Sexual Self...And Getting More Out of Sex: Do you get nothing out of sex? Do you feel like you must be missing something? If so, then this tip is…


How To Increase Communication In The Bedroom

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

How to Increase Communication in the Bedroom Center for Growth / Marriage Counseling in Philadelphia

While you may find your current sex life to be working for you and your…


The Power of Compliments

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

The Power of Compliments The Center for Growth / Couples Counseling in Philadelphia

Compliments can become few and far between in relationships, and worse, the compliments can often become stale…


Combating Your Low Sexual Self Esteem

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Sexual Self Esteem: Self-esteem can be defined as a person’s overall evaluation of their self-worth. It includes how they feel about their self beliefs, emotions, as well as how it…

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