I had read that some women lose interest in sexual activity after the menopause, but I was delighted to discover that my wife was still keen to maintain our love-making sessions. With no children around, we had the time, space and desire to actually increase the frequency of our sex sessions. As I had taken early retirement, and my wife worked part-time, it seemed like we could look forward to a golden decade… But I had not planned on being affected by ED- erectile dysfunction- the inability of a man to produce and maintain an erection.
It started off slowly at first, but as my anxiety levels rose, and doubt crept in, it became worse and it started to be weeks, then months, since my wife and I had engaged in satisfactory sex (ie penetration/sexual intercourse) that we could both enjoy.
Luckily my wife and I have a closeness and understanding, born of thirty years of marriage, and we spoke about the problem. I knew that I still desired to make love with her, and she encouraged me to consult the family GP. I did and he told me that ED was very common and treatable in the majority of people. I feared some kind of mechanical aid or prosthetic implant, but he explained that there were oral ED treatments readily available that should do the trick and without serious side effects being experienced by most men.
He suggested Levitra and I duly took my prescription to my High Street Pharmacy. I wondered if such a small yellow pill could really make a difference. I shouldn’t have doubted my GP. One pill, an hour or so before sex, and it was like the clock had been turned back ten years- I could achieve and keep a magnificent protuberance that delighted both me and my wife. There were virtually no side effects and I even managed to take a lesser dosage of the pill with no change in effect.There are no long-term effects from taking the pill regularly (but no more than one in any 24 hour period) and so I can see my re-acquired successful sexual activity with my wife stretching on for years and years. I am very happy!