Hello. I am a new member who has been struggling with anxiety for many years. I feel like I am running out of resources and this seems like an active, friendly forum so I hope I will find someone who can relate and provide their own insight in respect to my specific issue.
General anxiety has been a problem for most of my life, I've sought counseling and taken different medications for this, and thankfully this problem has slowly diminished over the course of the last two years. However, nervousness and panic is still a prevalent and painful aspect of my life wherever it comes to sexual activity. Whenever the opportunity to have intercourse with a woman presents itself, I get stage fright. I begin to overthink things, thoughts of failure fill my head and despite my best effort, it is usually impossible to quell this negative thinking and achieve an _____These embarrassing failures only come to mind the next time things are going well with a woman, the process repeats, and it's caused me to avoid seeking relationships altogether as of late.
I am in my mid twenties and although physically I am quite healthy, my doctor prescribed me Levitra, suggesting that this might help me get over this "confidence hump" and help me enjoy normal sexual relationships, and even though it's helped me successfully sustain an --_______
enjoying sex is still difficult because I am still preoccupied with being successful and pleasing my partner.
It's awful, and frustrating, and I'm not sure how I will get through it. Again, if anyone has any insight, or advice, I'd be very grateful if you could impart some words. This is embarrassing to talk about, but I am at my wits end, and I'd do just about anything to enjoy normal relationships without failure lingering on the horizon every time.
Welcome and do not be embarrassed.I edited out a couple of words as 13 yr olds are members here too and I know they read on internet all kinds of things this is family oriented
I hope you understand
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