A better solution is to be open about it and tell your partner that you’re suffering from symptoms of low testosterone. This will make you both feel better as it will remove feelings of guilt and blame. It’s a team effort, not something you need to do all alone.
Talk to your partner
Choose a time when you’re both rested, relaxed - and sober! Make sure you won’t be distracted or interrupted.
Begin simply: “I’m worried about my part in our love life”- or show your partner this website
Explain the symptoms you are experiencing and what you are worried about
Tell your partner what/how you feel, so they can sympathise
Reassure your partner that you’re not blaming them and that you still care for them
Explain what you’d like to do, so they know you’ve a solution in mind
Tell your partner what you need them to do, so they are aware of how to support you
- Take some time to think about how low testerone has affected you.
- Consider how this in turn may be affecting your partner.
- Think about how your relationship has changed since your erection problems began.
- Take time to think through how to mention the subject to your partner. Then set aside some time to talk.
- Pick up the phone and book that appointment with your doctor.
- Bring your partner to the appointment if possible. If not, bring a notebook so you can write down what the doctor told you.