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My libido is lower than normal…what gives?

I'm concerned that I have a lower sex drive than normal. After 10 minutes of sexual activity, I start to lose interest...and my erection. It’s embarrassing. I reach a point where I feel I've "had enough" even though I've not reached orgasm yet. This can occur before or even during intercourse. I'm recently divorced and concerned about my sexual future. What can I do?

Why is sex painful after I orgasm?

After I orgasm, if we continue to have sex, I have pain. Why is that?

I’m a 70-year-old with a high libido and a body that doesn’t cooperate. What can I do?

I'm 70, and I still have the hots for my wife. But my mind and body aren't in synch like they used to be. My erections come and go – both before and during sex. Do you have any ideas for how to handle these unexpected interruptions?

How can I enjoy sexual activity with my motor-nerve disease?

I have a motor-nerve disease. It causes spasticity in my legs and hands, and it makes sex too labor intensive to enjoy. Do you know of anything that might help?

I’m a 70-year-old with a high libido and a body that doesn’t cooperate. What can I do?

I'm 70, and I still have the hots for my wife. But my mind and body aren't in synch like they used to be. My erections come and go – both before and during sex. Do you have any ideas for how to handle these unexpected interruptions?

For people who get out of breath easily, what are some ways to still enjoy sex?

I would like to know the easiest, least strenuous sexual positions for a man with emphysema so that he doesn’t get too out of breath. It’s been more than three years and it’s getting frustrating to both of us.

Is lack of genital sensation common for people with cerebral palsy?

I’m 34, and I’ve had cerebral palsy since birth. Recently, my interest in sex has piqued and I have had several encounters in recent months ⎼ some of them being intercourse and some not. My question refers to my seeming lack of sensation in my genitals. Is this common with CP?

As my wife goes through menopause, we’re trying to keep a good sex life. What can we do?

I am a 44-year-old male, and my wife and I have enjoyed a very good and regular sex life for about 14 years. However, I’ve had intermittent erectile dysfunction for the past four months...and I think it’s because my 50-year-old wife is going through menopause. It seems like sex is a chore for her and this puts me off. Then I get anxiety and I can’t keep an erection. What should I do? I don’t want to stop having sex with my wife as we get older.