Partners of ED also suffer

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Lost Sheep
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Partners of ED also suffer

Postby Lost Sheep » Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:13 am

Recent posts on DaveKell's thread, "Signing Off" suggest to me that a section of the forum devoted to providing a safe and welcoming forum for discussing the areas of relationships indirectly affected by ED and the aftermath of treating the condition.

This might be particularly for partners of members to share their thoughts, feelings and solutions.

Recovery from ED does not stop when erections are restored. Reconstituting the relationships damaged by ED is also a concern of the members.

What would you think about a section entitled, "Partners of ED also Suffer" or something of the kind?

Thanks for reading.

Lost Sheep
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AMS LGX 18+3 implant Nov 6, 2017 by Dr Tavis Shaw. Spent 14 months researching in effort to optimize outcome. After 30 yrs of progressive unrecognized ED I will do this RIGHT ,as there is no second chance with one's first.

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Re: Partners of ED also suffer

Postby dg_moore » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:14 am

I wonder how many wives are like mine. 24 rears ago we married late (me 50, she 47) and had a satisfactory sex life. But when ED joined the party she patiently, but not eagerly, went through the years of fumbling around with the usual list of remedies but was not in the least disappointed when the whole enterprise came to an end. A couple of years later I got the implant, but nothing had changed for her. She was, and remains, perfectly happy without sex, as am I.
Dave, 74, Maryland - Implant (Titan) 2008 by Dr. Andrew Kramer - never used due to a stroke that, among other things, ended my sex life.
Life is not the way it's supposed to be, it's the way it is.

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Re: Partners of ED also suffer

Postby David_R » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:15 am

"Life is not the way it's supposed to be, it's the way it is."

Beautiful phrase, dg_moore.
Baltimore area. Age 68. Prostatectomy in 2000, CX inserted in 2002. Wore out after 12 yrs., got LGX in 2014. I am glad I had them both. My great urologist is Dr. Marc Siegelbaum. (After regular inflating I regained my original length and girth.)

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Re: Partners of ED also suffer

Postby bldoink » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:25 am

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              Serenity Prayer

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
Courage to change the things I can,
And wisdom to know the difference.

               Reinhold Niebuhr
R.R.P 2011 Mayo Jacksonville by Dr. Michael Wehle. Nerve sparing but damaged. V.E.D, Viagra and Alprostadil manually injected. Originally Edex20. Switched to Alprostadil from compounding pharmacy - cost. Injecting 5-6 yrs. It works. Treasure coast of FL.

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Re: Partners of ED also suffer

Postby radioradio » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:23 pm

Bldoink,
The world's greatest psychologists and therapists combined could not come up with a better recipe for mental health and happiness than the wisdom that is contained in the serenity prayer. I'm not religious and don't believe in prayer, but I know first hand how much harm we can do to ourselves and others when our actions and thoughts ignore its great truths.
Bob
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Born 1952. Married '79. RALP 3/1/17. ED 50+% prior to surgery w/ meds. VED, Bimix, Trimix all ineffective for me. Looking into implant even before PCa diagnosis. Dr. Kramer 8/2/17. LGX 21cm + 0.5 RTE. Kramer replaced/repositioned pump 12/13/17.


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