Dating men with trust issues
“Men are afraid to see sex therapists because they’re afraid they’ll be told they’re inadequate,” she says.
“But if he delays getting help for very long, it might indicate that he is not a sex partner who will be willing to grow and change over time.” And that’s a whole other issue in and of itself.
Like many of the questions that are asked here, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question.
What IS important though is that you've talked to your partner about their past actions. Have they talked through what behaviors, attitudes, and emotions led to their cheating?
Be sure you aren't doing this - it is not fair to either of you.
I’ve heard a lot of guys struggle with this, so maybe it’s worth having a doctor check it out.” In young men, odds are the problem has psychological roots, says sex therapist Laurie Watson, LMFT, host of the podcast FOREPLAY: Radio Sex Therapy.“Here’s how to rule out that it’s physiological: If he has morning erections; if he can get an erection but can’t keep it; and he can get an erection by himself and ejaculate without any problem when he’s masturbating, the problem is not physical.” Instead, there’s probably something going on emotionally or intellectually that he may need to look at.Depending on how serious and invested you are in him and the relationship, that’s something you may be able to help him with.When it comes to awkward sex scenarios, dealing with bodily malfunctions is up there with condom breakage and being walked in on unexpectedly.But it has the potential to be even worse, actually, because there are often some pretty complicated emotions that come along with physical SNAFUs in bed.