Two of the most common questions I have been asked by older men new to sobriety is; Will I be able to regain my sexual prowess? And, What changes as men get older? Men in recovery have the same libido as so called ‘normal’ men in their age group. That is provided there is no …∞
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Sexual Dysfunction and Recovery Many people in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency, compulsive gambling and adult children of alcoholics may identify with some of these. Sexuality may be very different in recovery and some people may have many questions about their sexual functions. Sexual dysfunction is the persistent or recurrent inability to react emotionally or …∞
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Problems in controlling sexual behavior usually reveal themselves in four distinct stages: Preoccupation: The person continually fantasizes about sexual prospects or situations. Constant sexual focus results in a high level of arousal which can trigger an episode of sexual “acting-out.” Ritualization: A preferred sexual activity or situation is often stereotyped and repetitive, and may include …∞
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Definition of Sexual problems Sexual problems are defined as difficulty during any stage (desire, arousal, orgasm, and resolution) of the sexual act, which prevents the individual or couple from enjoying sexual activity. These apply equally to heterosexual, gay, lesbian and bisexual people. Development of sexual disorders: Sexual difficulties may begin early in a person’s life, …∞
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