I can't get hard and it's ruining my relationships

DEAR DEIDRE: I CAN’T keep an erection and it’s ruining my relationships.

My first girlfriend cheated on me because I wouldn’t have sex with her at a party.


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It made me feel worthless, so I left her.

I have dated other girls since and tried having sex with two of them – but every time, I struggle to get fully aroused.

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I have visited a urologist who says things are fine with me physically. I’m 18.

DEIDRE SAYS: It sounds as though you may be suffering from performance anxiety.

Because sex was the reason your ex cheated, you are now putting extra pressure on yourself.

My support pack Solving Erection Problems has self-help tips you can try.

Also, speak to themix.org.uk. They can help you to move forward.

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