Hilda Hutcherson, M.D. Dr. Hilda Hutcherson, M.D., is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center. She is the author of "What Your Mother Never Told You About Sex", "Having Your Baby: A Guide for African American Women", and "Pleasure: A Woman’s Guide to Getting the Sex You Want, Need and Deserve". She is a member of WVFC’s Medical Advisory Board.
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Dr. Hilda on Sex: When Pills Won’t Fix His Problem

By Hilda Hutcherson, M.D.
By Hilda Hutcherson, M.D.

What can you do? First, be patient, understanding, and loving. He is hurting. Pressuring him to perform sexually will only make him feel like more of a failure as a man and push him farther away. (Aren’t “real men” supposed to be ready to have sex every hour of every day?) Let him know that you understand his feelings and that you are there for him.

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