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I havent had a girlfriend for a time & ive now met someone

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i havent had a girlfriend for a long time & ive now met someone and when it finally comes to having sex i keep losing my erection.
I know it must be something in my head thats stopping me from fully enjoying myself as i sport an erection before we try to have sex but i honestly dont know what to do to solve it. Ive been seeing her for 4 weeks and have tried on a couple occasions. Im 29 and i freely admit i have had few previous partners down to past issues with my self image.
What do i need to do to resolve this. I suspect i need to talk to my (very understanding) girlfirend but i find it difficult to talk about it
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Ralph LMHC replied 7 years ago.

Hello,

Very straight forward, I would see my GP for an errectile drug like viagra or cialis,

Sincerely,

Ralph LMHC

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.

Would this ultimately solve the issue?

Also if i rely on a drug to maintain an erection is that not solving the possible initial problem? Also is there a risk that my body may get used to this an id have to possibly up the dosage?

Expert:  Ralph LMHC replied 7 years ago.

There is no risk of dependency. However a successful sexual encounter may solve the performance anxiety issue. In addition Millions of men have taken such medications. There is no problem with increased dosage.

Sincerely,

Ralph LMHC

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Expert:  Ralph LMHC replied 7 years ago.

I think I ave answered the question Was it posted before?