Sex enhances intimacy and connectedness between partners and couples. When a problem presents itself and prevents this from taking place, it can interfere with that connectedness.
- Premature ejaculation - Occasional instances are common, but when premature ejaculation occurs more than 50 percent of the time, one should seek treatment.
- Erectile Dysfunction - Underlying issues such as hormonal insufficiency, diabetes and cardiovascular disease can cause erectile dysfunction.
- Orgasmic Failure - This is the difficulty, delay of, infrequency of or absence of orgasm in some or all sexual activity.
- Low Libido - Low sexual desire is not always a disorder. But, this can lead to misunderstandings between partners. The reasons for low libido may include psychological and interpersonal issues.
- Gender identity issues - Gender dysphoria is the distress one experiences as the result of the gender they were assigned at birth, which is not the gender they identify with.
- Paraphilias - When a person has paraphilia, they are abnormally aroused by objects or activities that most people don’t find sexually stimulating. They have fantasies, urges or behaviours that are recurring and intense.
- Other sexual issues