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. Read more »

Recommended Self Help Books on Men's Sexual Health

Coping with Erectile Dysfunction: How to Regain Confidence and Enjoy Great Sex by Metz and McCarthyCoping with Erectile Dysfunction: How to Regain Confidence and Enjoy Great Sex
Michael Metz and Barry McCarthy

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

Coping with Premature Ejaculation: How to Overcome PE, Please Your Partner and Have Great Sex by Metz and McCarthyCoping With Premature Ejaculation: How to Overcome PE, Please Your Partner and Have Great Sex
Michael Metz and Barry McCarthy

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

Erectile Dysfunction: Integrating Couple Therapy, Sex Therapy and Medical Treatment by Gerald Weeks and Nancy GambesciaErectile Dysfunction: Integrating Couple Therapy, Sex Therapy, and Medical Treatment
Gerald Weeks and Nancy Gambescia

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

Great Sex: A Man's Guide to the Secret Principles of Total Body Sex by Michael CastlemanGreat Sex: A Man's Guide to the Secret Principles of Total Body Sex
Michael Castleman

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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

Male Sexual Awareness: Increasing Sexual Satisfaction by Barry and emily McCarthyMale Sexual Awareness: Increasing Sexual Satisfaction
Barry and Emily McCarthy

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

Men and SexMen and Sex: New Psychological Perspectives
Ronald F. Levant and Gary R. Brooks, eds.

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

Men's Sexual Health: Fitness for Satisfying Sex by Barry McCarthy and Michael MetzMen's Sexual Health: Fitness for Satisfying Sex
Barry McCarthy and Michael E. Metz

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

The Multi-Orgasmic Man by Mantak Chia and Douglas AbramsThe Multi-Orgasmic Man: Sexual Secrets Every Man Should Know
Mantak Chia and Douglas Abrams

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

The New Male Sexuality: The Truth about Men, Sex, and Pleasure by Bernie ZilbergeldThe New Male Sexuality: The Truth about Men, Sex, and Pleasure
Bernie Zilbergeld

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

Overcoming Impotence by Stephen JonesOvercoming Impotence: A Leading Urologist Tells You Everything You Need to Know
Stephen Jones

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

The Sexual Male by Richard Milstine and Julian SlowinskiThe Sexual Male: Problems and Solutions
Richard Milstine and Julian Slowinski

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

She Comes First: the Thinking Man's Guide to Pleasuring a Woman by Ian KernerShe Comes First: The Thinking Man's Guide to Pleasuring a Woman
Ian Kerner

"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

Understanding Peyronies Disease: A Treatment Guide for Curvature of the Penis by Laurence A. LevineUnderstanding Peyronie's Disease: A Treatment Guide for Curvature of the Penis
Laurence A. Levine

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