How To Talk To Your Partner About Sexual Dysfunction

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Sexual performance is intimidating in itself without adding on feelings of insecurity that stem from a sexual dysfunction, but communicating a present problem to a partner can be a daunting task. Admitting that there is a possible problem in the bedroom can strike a blow to the ego as well as create distance between partners that can cause the overall relationship to become awkward.

Just as sexual skill must be learned, skills in how to communicate about issues within the sexual relationship must be obtained and adapted as a relationship ages.

So, just how does one go about letting his or her partner know that a dysfunction may be present (dysfunctions include inability to orgasm, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction or painful sex upon vaginal entry)? Here are a few tips on how to talk to your partner about sexual issues.
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