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Men agree size matters in the bedroom, but not in the way you’d imagine

by | 6th, September 2010

Sponsored post from Pfizer

According to new research by Pfizer , size really does matter in the bedroom. Apparently almost a third (32%) of men claim weight gain affects their confidence in the bedroom, whilst more than a third (34%) say that feeling unattractive gives them less confidence to initiate sex with their partner.

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The research was undertaken to highlight the launch of Man MOT (Monday Opportunity to Talk), an online health surgery exclusively for men, offering confidential, professional health advice on a broad range of health issues. Sex and relationship expert Tracey Cox (nominative determinism, readers) and Relate counsellors will also host a series of specialist sexual health and relationship clinics to help men with their growing concerns over body image. Almost 1 in 6 men (15%) agree that low self esteem about their appearance impacts on their confidence in bed and more than a quarter (26%) would consider losing weight to boost their bedroom performance.

It isn’t just about how men look though; men also worry about their performance. Nearly two thirds (65%) admit to experiencing s exual performance problems and of these men, 6% put it down to ‘not feeling good enough’ for their partner.

The obvious thing to do would be to talk to someone about bedroom issues. But once again it seems men struggle to do this, preferring to keep problems to themselves. More than half (52%) of those who have experienced sexual performance problems didn’t tell their partner and two in five men (42%) admit they would feel most confident turning to the internet for advice rather than their GP (25%).

So it is clear that men need a few

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