A leading blog on the science of sex, love, and relationships, written by social psychologist Dr. Justin Lehmiller. Vasectomies are one of the most underutilized forms of birth control, in part, because a lot of men are worried about the procedure having a negative effect on their sex lives. But are these concerns founded?
Sex is better after a vasectomy… here’s why!
6 Reasons Women Love Men Who Get a Vasectomy | University of Utah Health
Introduction: Men who are considering vasectomy as a means of contraception may have significant anxiety about their future sexual potency. As a result, couples may choose other forms of contraception with lower efficacy. Aim: We sought to determine the relationship between vasectomy and the frequency of sexual intercourse. Methods: We analyzed data from cycles 6 to 7 of the National Survey of Family Growth to compare the frequency of sexual intercourse of men who had undergone vasectomy with men who had not. Analysis was performed using data from male and female responders, and excluded men who had never had sex and those below age
6 Reasons Women Love Men Who Get a Vasectomy
Interviewer: Six reasons women love men that get a vasectomy. Alex Pastuszak is a urologist and reproductive expert at University of Utah Health, and he's counseled thousands of patients through this decision. And today we're going to find out the top six reasons that women love men that get a vasectomy. Let's just start with number one. Pastuszak: Reason number one, they don't have to think about birth control anymore.
Some men may have strong emotional reactions after vasectomy. It is difficult to provide an estimate of the occurrence of the risk of emotional reactions after a vasectomy because this issue is hard to study, is dependent upon many different variables, and can take a long time to become evident. An emotional reaction to vasectomy is not always vasectomy regret. Although regret can be a component of emotional reactions regarding vasectomy, an emotional reaction is more appropriately considered a direct psychological effect caused by the vasectomy. Examples of emotional changes would be changes in general self-perception, a perceived decrease in masculinity, anxiety over not being able to father children, changes in relationship harmony, and changes in sexual satisfaction.