Some things that I would probably try with my partner are things that don’t have sexual intercourse involved but are still intimate, such as massages, cuddling, and other things that involve intimacy, but not sex. I would probably go to see a doctor and make sure that the cause of the dysfunction wasn’t anything physical, such as a medication that I had recently taken or some other medical cause. If it was determined that it wasn’t a physical cause, I would probably schedule some counseling and continue with the methods that I had been trying on my own, if any. However, the most difficult dysfunction to deal with on behalf of my partner would definitely be erectile dysfunction. It wouldn’t help that there are different ways to have intercourse, with and without penetration, because there is a certain closeness and shared satisfaction that comes from a mutual orgasm, and without achieving the first step of an erection it would definitely be hard to get to that point! I would encourage him at first to try at-home methods, such as more rest, and definitely doing things that were intimate to try to stimulate him naturally. I would also try and use some of the over-the-counter methods such as KY has recently come out with. If those failed to work, I would most likely have him schedule an appointment with a physician to see what steps could be taken to resolve it.
I think sexual aversion would be the most difficult problem to adjust to... I chose this one largely because its the hardest to treat, and typically caused by some serious misconceptions or sexual trauma in the past. Because its more psychological, I think it would have more repercussions than some of the others. I also think it could be incredibly damaging to the relationship, since often sex is interpreted as your partner, so a low/non-existent desire for sex is no desire for your partner. I think this could cause a lot of problems in the overall intimacy of the