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Sexual Problems in Men

So far you've indicated that you have difficulty reaching orgasm, but that you are not taking medications that commonly cause this problem, you have not had nerve damage that affects sexual function, and you do not have diabetes.

In some men, difficulty reaching orgasm can be caused by stress or other psychological factors. Common triggers for this type of stress include

  • distance or strain in the relationship between you and your partner

  • job or family pressures

  • fear or worries about sex or intimacy

  • anxiety about sexual performance

  • worries about body image.

Do you feel that stress or other psychological factors may be affecting your sexual performance?

Yes, I may be suffering from stress.

No, I don't think that stress is causing my low sex drive.

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