Sex is a healthy part of normal relationships but it is often referred to in a rude and unhelpful way. Marketing often exploits sex as a way of selling products. Unfortunately, some people use sex to hurt or control others.
There are services you can go to for relationship help and advice; Surrey Family Mediation (providing advice about Separations) 01306 741 777 or Relate.
It is common for men to have problems with maintaining erections and it is mostly due to 4 things:
- Being Unfit causing narrowing of arteries/blood supply to the penis.
- Poor relationship with a lack of trust which causes insecurity and performance pressure.
If you think you may be suffering from impotence, book a routine appointment for a discussion with your GP. Boots and Tesco do offer over the counter tablets if you don’t wish to speak to your Doctor.
If you are experiencing, or know someone that is a victim of domestic abuse, you can call the 24hr freephone National Domestic Violence Helpline on 0808 2000 247. They run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge and answer calls 7 days a week. You can also visit www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk
Sexual Health/STI Screening / Family Planning
For 16-24 year olds, we have chlamydia testing kits available at reception; you can also order them online. The Rosehill Clinic at St Helier can also carry out these tests for 25+. For more information about sexual health, click here.
Contraceptive Advice is available here from all of the doctors as well as the local Family Planning Clinics They will also be able to fit coils which we cannot currently do.
For more information about what contraception is right for you, click here.
Sexual Health Testing & Contraceptive clinics: you can choose from DropDown lists on that website according to area and type of clinic.