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ED - Living With Erectile Dysfunction

There is no nice way to find out that you can’t perform in the bedroom as you would like. Somehow, you feel as if it is your fault and your body has let you down. And, you also feel like it makes you less of a man. For some men, the consequences of erectile dysfunction are hard to live with because of the mental and physical impacts. If you have ED, you might be wondering ‘how can I cope?’ The truth is that you can cope as long as you know how.

Beat It

The first step that you will want to take is to try and beat ED. Experts often say that humans either fight or take flight when they deal with confrontation, so it is a natural instinct to battle the problem. Erectile dysfunction treatments are everywhere, and you won’t be short of advice. The trick is to pick the ones that work for you as an individual. Viagra might be the answer to a lot of men’s problems, but it might not be your answer. You might prefer the organic option or the surgical option. Whatever you decide, make sure you do your research. That is how you can prevent erectile dysfunction.

Accept It

Unfortunately, some men can’t get rid of the dysfunction no matter how hard they try. You can carry on trying by all means, but the chances are that you will have ED for life. The news might hit you hard, but it shouldn’t do because it isn’t the end of the world. Just like any problem you face in life, you have to accept it as your reality. Then, you can live your life accordingly and not waste your time trying to be something you are not.

See A Therapist

ED is as much a mental issue as it is a physical one. Once you know there is a problem, you then overthink it in your mind. Then, your mind magnifies the problem and makes it even harder to achieve an erection. Quite simply, you create a mental block that you need to overcome. A therapist is a great place to undo your block as they talk through your issues and come up with resolutions. In the end, they might even be able to help you win the war between yourself and ED. If not, they will show you that living with it isn’t a big deal.

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Learn That There Is More To Sex

Obviously, the conventional form of sex isn’t an option for you and your partner. Still, that doesn’t mean that you can’t have sex and enjoy it. Lots of men with ED learn that there is more to the act than what they previously thought. In fact, studies show that women are just as satisfied even if their man has ED because their overall ‘game’ is better. All you have to do is learn a few more moves that you might not have used before. Then, sex can be just as pleasurable and enjoyable.

There are plenty of ways to live a full and functioning life even with erectile dysfunction.