Erectile Dysfunction is often a complex disorder that must be treated with care and sensitivity. Many couples have trouble communicating their anxieties and worries about Erectile Dysfunction and how it is affecting their relationship.
Seeking treatment as a couple involves its own sets of worries and questions. Couples shouldn’t break up over erectile dysfunction since it’s reversible. Dealing with Erectile Dysfunction in marriage is easy by working on relationship that can lead to successful treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Research has shown that couples who are open, communicative, and committed to each other are most likely to find satisfactory treatment and resolve their sexual intimacy issues. Here are some ideas of the sorts of behaviors and attitudes that healthy couples demonstrate in their quest for treatment of sexual intimacy issues.
7 traits that healthy couples exhibit;
1. Joint commitment to each other and the treatment process
Couples that are successful in dealing with Erectile Dysfunction and other intimacy issues are committed to each other. Their relationship boasts a strong commitment to each other, and this commitment is often transferred to the treatment process.
2. History of working together and problem solving
As a couple, how have you dealt with problems affecting your relationship in the past? Do you tend to ignore a problem, or deal with it head-on? Do you accuse each other, or work together to identify and solve the problem?
If Erectile Dysfunction has been a lingering problem for a while, this may be indicative that the relationship is not as healthy as it could be.
Think about how you usually deal with problems as a couple. If working together and problem solving has not been a part of your relationship, it’s time to reconsider how you approach a problem as a couple.
3. Open and frank Discussion
Many couples are unwilling to have an open dialogue about sex. Perhaps one partner feels that they don’t want to embarrass the other, or they are afraid of coming off as accusatory. Communication is key to treating Erectile Dysfunction. Each partner should strive to speak to the other with honesty, tact and warmth about any sexual intimacy problems that may arise as part of the relationship.
The most successful couples are those that are able to communicate and problem solve effectively. This means that they are not embarrassed to bring up sexual intimacy issues in their relationship. They are forthcoming about their feelings and problems.
Healthy couples also demonstrate the ability to be open without fear of judgment or accusation. Also, couples that are the most successful in treating male sexual episode are committed to working together throughout the course of treatment. They do not view Erectile Dysfunction as one partner’s “fault” or problem. Rather, they work together through the toughest times of treatment and persevere in their quest for satisfactory results.
Those couples that demonstrate success in treating sexual intimacy issues are also more apt to have a good sense of humor. While erectile function disorder is nothing to be laughed at, couples that retain their sense of humor throughout the treatment process are more likely to stay grounded and less likely to become stressed.
While treatment can be stressful, humor is often a healthy way to deal with problems. It helps to keep things in perspective and balances the levity of the situation.
Although Erectile Dysfunction can be a sensitive issue to discuss, it cannot be ignored with hopes that it will simply go away on its own. In fact, the opposite is true: issues of sexual intimacy must be discussed as soon as possible.
4. Learn more about ED as a couple
Erectile Dysfunction is not a “man’s” problem that one partner should have to solve on their own. Couples who learn about Erectile Dysfunction and explore treatment options together are more likely to persevere until they have received satisfactory treatment. Both partners should be equally invested in this learning process and must be willing to seek out treatment as a couple. By treating Erectile Dysfunction promptly, a couple is taking proactive steps to ensure the health of their sexual relationship. This type of proactive behavior is indicative of the health of the relationship.
Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction is tricky business because treatment tends to involve a number of factors. First, it must be determined whether the main cause is physiological or psychological in nature. In some cases it can often be difficult to find the underlying cause. Next, an appropriate treatment option must be found that can deliver satisfactory results with as few side effects as possible.
5. Healthy sexual relationship
Couples who have sustained a long-term, healthy and open sexual relationship in the past are better armed to deal with problems that may arise in the future. Think about your sexual relationship history and determine whether you are ready to seek out treatment as a couple.
6. Sexual attraction
Couples who say they are still sexually attracted to each other are much more likely to seek out treatment for Erectile Dysfunction and achieve satisfactory results. If each partner is still committed to the other and is invested in maintaining a vibrant sexual life, satisfactory treatment is more likely.
By treating Erectile Dysfunction promptly, a couple is taking proactive steps to ensure the health of their sexual relationship. This type of proactive behavior is indicative of the health of the relationship.
Couples should understand the risks and rewards of treatment, and they should strive to retain realistic expectations for the outcome of treatment.