What stops men from lasting longer?

Premature ejaculation (PE) is the inability to control or delay ejaculation before or shortly after penetration. Once thought to be a psychological issue driven by stress, anxiety or fatigue, doctors now understand it as a biological one.

You are not alone.


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Learn more about PE and its causes

How does our body work?

Let us break down the differences between orgasm and ejaculation and explain how PE differs from erectile dysfunction.

Learn more about how men’s bodies work

How does PE affect relationships

PE is not something couples have to live with. The low self-confidence, anxiety, and lack of sexual intimacy can be remedied.



“He’s like, we don’t have that problem. Because he doesn’t think it’s a big deal, and he doesn’t – that annoys me.”

What can you do to help your partner

Take the Pillow Talk Poll #1

What would you do if you thought you had PE?

  • Sit down and talk to your partner
  • Visit your doctor about the issue
  • Try to treat the issue yourself

Read the discussion about this issue and other articles in our Pillow Talk section. Time for some pillow talk

A little care can bring couples together

See a doctor today about treatment options for premature ejaculation.

What are the treatment options Talking to your doctor
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