Many men harbor the natural desire to father a child. It becomes very distressing when a couple is unable to conceive, with no clear indication where the problem is. Men in fact are the sole contributory factors to problems with conception in about a third of the cases. And they have a contributory effect in a further third of cases where conception is a problem. The tendency to presume that women are the problem most of the times is a fallacy.
Sexual health causes concern in many men. Yet, many are not comfortable talking to their doctors about sexual problems. Others erroneously shift blame to their female partners, or find excuses to mask their problems all together. Sexual health ranges from being able to enjoy sex, to sexually transmitted infections.
Sex and reproduction, as we know it today, may become a thing of the past. Science is already advanced enough to negate sex as a means of reproduction. And men’s contribution is the easiest to discount, slowly making men irrelevant.
For many men, getting a medical examination is seen as a "weakness" or a very unmanly thing to do, at least for the traditional, macho-types. Some men actually need to be dragged by the girlfriend or the wife to the doctor's office just to get a check-up. But why do they literally hate going to the doctor?