How to suggest treatment for ED for your man

If you are concerned that your partner may be experiencing erectile dysfunction (ED), it can be difficult to know how to bring up the topic and suggest seeking treatment. We have put together some tips for approaching the subject.

Here are 5 ways to start the conversation:

  1. Choose the right time and place:

    It’s important to choose a time when you are both relaxed and able to have an open and honest conversation. Avoid bringing up the subject in a public place or when either of you is feeling stressed or rushed.
  2. Use “I” statements:

    Instead of blaming or accusing your partner, try using “I” statements to express your concerns. For example, “I have noticed that we have not been intimate as much lately and I am worried about it.” This can help to avoid making your partner feel defensive or attacked.
  3. Listen and validate your partner’s feelings:

    It’s important to give your partner the opportunity to express their feelings and concerns about ED. Try to listen without judging or interrupting, and validate their feelings.
  4. Suggest seeking medical help:

    If your partner is open to seeking treatment, suggest visiting a healthcare professional together to discuss treatment options. There are several treatment options available for ED, including medications, lifestyle changes, and therapies such as low-intensity shockwave therapy.

Offer support and reassurance: It can be intimidating for your partner to seek treatment for ED, so it’s important to offer support and reassurance. Let them know that you are there for them and that you will support them through the treatment process.

Remember, ED is a common and treatable condition. It is important to approach the subject with compassion and understanding and to encourage your partner to seek medical help if they are experiencing ED.

Find a GAINSWave-Certified Shockwave Therapy Provider Near You


If your partner is interested in receiving shockwave therapy for ED GAINSWave can help. As the leader in sexual wellness, GAINSWave offers a nationwide network of GAINSWave-certified shockwave therapy providers. These providers have all met rigorous standards for equipment and care to ensure all our patients have an exceptional experience and receive the most beneficial results. 

Learn more about shockwave therapy for ED. If you’re interested in receiving treatment, please take our short candidacy questionnaire. Once your candidacy is determined, use our provider locator to find a GAINSWave-certified shockwave therapy provider near you.

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