Men's Sexual Health
Self Help Books
Sexual virility is a central feature of the “masculine mystique” that is part of male programming in this culture. Yet most men rarely talk about their sexuality with each other, except for stereotypical locker room banter about conquests and scoring. Continue reading article on Men's Sexual Health»
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The self help books listed below are recommended starting places for reliable information and self help guidance.
Positive Sexuality Resources is a list of recommended readings on many facets of sexuality and human sexual behavior, with an emphasis on sexuality as a positive force in life.
Tantric Sexuality Resources is a large bibliography that covers all aspects of Tantra and Tantric practice. It includes an introductory essay describing the historical development of Tantra and a contextualized approach to understanding modern Tantra.
"These are the men's Sexual Health self help books I recommend most frequently to men in my practice who are experiencing erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation or who simply want to deepen their ability to experience rich and satisfying sexual relationships."
David Yarian, Ph.D.
More Recommended Self Help Books on Men's Sexual Health
With a therapeuticaly integrated technique and a unique couple centered approach, two of America's most prominent sex therapists offer men and their partners the most effective solutions available to overcome erectile dysfunction. According to the National Institutes of Health, between 15 and 30 million men experience chronic erectile dysfunction. 2004, New Harbinger
Metz and McCarthy are leading experts in premature ejaculation. This book explores a multi-dimensional, bio-psychological approach to dealing with this problem and strengthening your sexual relationship. Many myths of male sexual performance and male sexual desire are explained. The authors teach about the different types of premature ejaculation and provide assessment exercises for the reader to determine which type of PE he suffers with. The authors suggest structured symptom-specific treatment strategies based on psychological, relational, and physiological techniques. Designed as a resource for couples, this self help book is a powerful tool for creating support and positive change in your relationship. 2004, New Harbinger
Written primarily for professionals, this self help book is a comprehensive approach to the assessment and treatment of the physical, psychological and systemic causes of erectile dysfunction. 2000, Norton
Castleman’s message to men is surprisingly simple: stop imitating the rushed, all- genital sex seen in pornography. Instead, he suggests, cultivate the opposite: leisurely, playful, total body, massage-based love-making that includes the genitals but is not focused on them. This is a well-written self help book filled with wit and wisdom and state of the art information. It’s the “sex manual” you wish your dad had handed you. 2008, Rodale Books
The McCarthys emphasize pleasure rather than performance and orgasm, and both single and married men are addressed. This self help book guides both men and women toward emotional cooperation and away from misunderstanding and conflicts that arise in sexual relationships. 1998, Carroll and Graf
In this rapidly changing world, men are sometimes confused between traditional masculine roles and current expectations. The authors explore the topic by offering a theoretical approach to solving male sexual problems, such as sexual harassment and abuse, pornography, sexual addiction and objectification. Also included is research on homosexuality and ethnocultural issues and a study of male sexuality from adolescence through old age. 1997, Wiley
Drs. McCarthy and Metz view male sexuality as going beyond the common emphasis on mere performance and pass-fail sex. Men's Sexual Health tells men the truth about what it takes to enjoy healthy, pleasurable and satisfying sex. The essential ingredients of long-term sexual satisfaction include intimacy, pleasuring, and eroticism. The authors remind us that not every sexual encounter need be perfect. 2007, Routledge
Offering men clear and practical guidelines for reaching their real but seldom-realized sexual potential, The Multi-Orgasmic Man vividly explores these extraordinary facts: by learning to separate orgasm and ejaculation (two distinct physical processes) men can transform the momentary release of ejaculation into countless peaks of whole-body orgasms. Men who experience multiple orgasms report increased vitality and longevity, by avoiding the fatigue and depletion that follow ejaculation. This self help book shows you how! 1997, HarperOne
This self help book is packed with solid information and sensible advice and serves as a helpful antidote to boring, unfulfilling or dysfunctional sex. He critiques our culture’s “fantasy model of sex” which dictates that men perform sexually without considering their actual needs for relating and sharing. 1999, Bantam
Dr. Jones writes a guide to understanding and addressing impotence problems for men and their sexual partners. He discusses normal sexual patterns, diagnosis, what happens at the urologist’s office, treatments and additional resources. 2003, Prometheus Books
Milstine and Slowinski, a urologist and a sex therapist, offer a comprehensive look at male impotence. A self-evaluation section helps the reader start the process of dealing with actual or potential impotence. This is a practical health self help book that takes men’s sexuality seriously. 2000, Norton
"When it comes to pleasuring women and conversing in the language of love, cunnilingus should be every man's native tongue," writes clinical sexologist Ian Kerner, Ph.D. He first explored "the oral caress" as a way of compensating for his premature ejaculation difficulties and quickly learned that women not only welcomed but often preferred "the way of the tongue," reaching orgasm more consistently than through intercourse. Dr. Kerner educates readers about the clitoris, "the powerhouse of pleasure," with 18 parts and 8,000 nerve endings (twice as many as the penis) and describes female sexual response from "foreplay" through "coreplay" to "moreplay." 2010, William Morrow Paperbacks
The psychological and physical pain of Peyronie's disease is addressed with quiet sympathy in this overview of the most-asked questions urologists hear from patients being treated for its symptoms. The role of the disease in erectile dysfunction is clearly outlined, and such treatments as injections, ionospheres (EDMA), shock waves, stretching therapy, and topical medications are explained. For more debilitating cases, surgical approaches such as grafting, plication, and prosthesis implantation are discussed, with advice about seeking good medical evaluations in order to assess the surgical options. Interesting case studies are presented in the final chapter, and a glossary and list of resources are also included. 2007, Addicus Books