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My first sexual encounter I wasn't able to get aroused, now i'm worried i'm going to have problems down there all the time. Suggestions?
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Don't worry
It is not uncommon to experience the problem you did.
There is always a degree of nervousness associated with the first sexual encounter. It will ease up. You just need to keep that in your mind. Try not to plot any scenarios for next time and try to stay relaxed. Take time to prepare your partner and yourself before penetration, so the two of you are ready to reach orgasm.

In brief: Don't worry
It is not uncommon to experience the problem you did.
There is always a degree of nervousness associated with the first sexual encounter. It will ease up. You just need to keep that in your mind. Try not to plot any scenarios for next time and try to stay relaxed. Take time to prepare your partner and yourself before penetration, so the two of you are ready to reach orgasm.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Richard Bunt
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: DON'T THINK...
...About penentration or orgasm, or niether is likely to occur. Sex, like life, is not about the destination.
It's really all about the journey, and we all know that nobody can enjoy the trip if someone is sitting in the back seat, asking; "are we there, yet?". Pick up a copy of "the joy of sex" if you can. It's a bit dated, but conveys the right mindset.

In brief: DON'T THINK...
...About penentration or orgasm, or niether is likely to occur. Sex, like life, is not about the destination.
It's really all about the journey, and we all know that nobody can enjoy the trip if someone is sitting in the back seat, asking; "are we there, yet?". Pick up a copy of "the joy of sex" if you can. It's a bit dated, but conveys the right mindset.
Dr. Richard Bunt
Dr. Richard Bunt
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