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Tuesday, May 06, 2008 Missing Buddy, Community Member, asks

Q: How can a man mastubate but can't have intimate sex with wife?

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Vicki M, Health Guide
5/10/08 5:02pm

Hi Missing Buddy,


It's a bit of a phenomenon but it does happen. There is a condition called Situational Erectile Dysfunction that affects younger men. They can perform when they masterbate, but have difficulty achieving an erection with their significant others and wives. You can read more about Situational ED here.


Online sites are great for getting the information to ask all the right questions but it can not take the place of a doctor's solid advice. If you think there is something that might be physiological, it might be best to encourage your man to go to the doctor.


Good luck and let us know how you are doing!

Vicki M

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By Missing Buddy, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/23/10, First Published: 05/06/08