Fitness + Well-being

How to Talk to Your Partner About ED

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Erectile dysfunction is a problem that affects over 50 percent of men between the ages of 40 and 70, but it would be tough to find the same percentage of guys who are willing to discuss it.

In fairness, it's not really an easy subject to broach. When talking about sexual matters — or personal matters on any subject, really — emotions can often run high. A man can feel like he's being blamed or accused for a situation that seems beyond his control. Worse yet, he might misinterpret concern or curiosity as a dig at his masculinity.

Fortunately, there are ways to discuss erectile dysfunction that won't send a man running for the hills. The people at Lloyds Pharmacy put together a helpful primer for conducting a safe, judgement-free conversation about impotence.

If you're looking for a way to bring up the subject, support your partner or suggest a solution, be sure to read the infographic below: