Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Boyfriend doesn't want to have sex
    avatar
    An_249717 posted:
    My 32 year old boyfriend of 2 years doesn't initiate or want to have sex. When I ask him about it, he says he doesn't feel like it. I've asked him if he's lost the desire with me and he says he doesn't think so. A few times when we do have sex, he will lose his erection in the middle. We've had our ups and downs and had even broken up and got back together a couple of times in the last year. He's been on Lipitor for he last 8 months or so, which I've read can lower the libido and/or erections, but I'm not sure if that is the issue. This is because he has admitted that he does masturbate "every now and then" and when we continued to have see each other while we were broken up a couple of months ago, his sex drive was much higher. I'm starting to get frustrated and I don't know what to do. Any help?
    Reply
     
    avatar
    stevesmw responded:
    This sounds like more of a relationship problem than a sexual issue. He should be trying to please you emotionally as well as physically even if he has erection issues. Does your sex consist of only intercourse? Otherwise, he should be able to please you even with erection issues.

    His masturbation is about pleasing himself. It takes little effort, doesn't require a full erection and is a great stress reducer. Many men who have satisfying sex lives masturbate frequently.

    Sex with a partner requires work. You need to be aware of your partner's needs, have an emotional connection and deal with ED and premature ejaculation issues.


    Helpful Tips

    wallgreens lol seriously
    I went on wallgreens looking for a curling iron. and i found some toys.. and inexpensive.. lol... i was lol... came in a box, very discreet ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    0 of 0 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit Dr. Becker-Phelps' website