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The 40-Year-Old Virgin might be something familiar to us in the world of comedy – who can forget Steve Carell’s breakthrough role in the eponymous 2005 movie – but what’s it really like for men who have never had sex half way through their lives?Steve Carell in the 40-Year-Old Virgin I asked The Telegraph’s agony aunt Dr Petra Boynton for an insight into the psyche of a male middle-aged virgin.At a poker game with his co-workers David, Cal, Mooj and Jay, when conversation turns to past sexual exploits, the group learns that Andy is still a virgin, and resolve to help him lose his virginity.The men give Andy different and sometimes contradictory advice, both on his appearance and how to interact with women.Firstly, there was a special report by media tech website Vocativ, which revealed sex therapy in Silicon Valley is on the rise, with heterosexual male technology workers making up 50 to 90 per cent of the therapists’ clientele.
For the few men that she has encountered however, she says it’s an issue that can easily snowball over the years.
She also says experiences of past neglect and/or emotional or physical abuse can sometimes render relationships and sex as something threatening and anxiety provoking.
“Some have experienced sexual problems in the past when trying to be intimate – either they've come too quick or not got hard or the person they've been intimate with has had a problem with pain or difficulty with penetration and that has put them off trying again,” she says, adding the issue can be compounded if humiliation and fright were also experienced.
I see a lot of virgins in my sex therapy practice, and they all tend to feel like they’re the only person in the world who hasn’t had sex yet.
You’d be surprised by how many people your age still are virgins.
Your buddies from the bar might be taking girls home, but they might also be experiencing erectile problems, early ejaculation, or sexual guilt.