- in Hormone Replacement Therapy, Mens Health, Relationships, Testosterone, Wellbeing
- on February 27, 2020
Relationships are hard. There is no denying that fact. The evidence of this is the estimated divorce rate in the US.
United States Divorce Statistics
Most people have heard the statistic that “50 percent of marriages end in divorce.” That stat originated in the 1980’s and researchers believe the rate of divorce has since steadily dropped. Today, it is thought approximately 42-45 percent[i] of marriages in the United States end in divorce (this does not include legal separations).
When you break that down by number of marriages:
- 42-45% percent of first marriages end in divorce.
- 60% of second marriages end in divorce.
- 73% of third marriages end in divorce.
Shocked? If you are or have been married probably not. The fact is that creating a long term, loving, committed relationship takes daily effort. Keeping the spark alive takes both parties to making the relationship a priority, but also doing what each individual needs to for themselves to be happy within the relationship. Taking two separate individuals, raised in different families, having completely different formative experiences and expecting them to live out their lives harmoniously in love is slightly naive, especially considering that as we go through life we change and are shaped by our different experiences.
What It takes.
Continuously committing everyday to ones own personal growth and happiness is the key. It is so easy to look at your partner and blame them for aspects of life that make you unhappy. It is this blame that plants seeds of unhappiness leading to separation.
In the Ted Talk below the speaker shares a very common experience of how his marriage began to fail, especially in the bedroom. The passion and sexual desire was lost between him and his wife. He began to wonder what was wrong with her placing all the blame on the other person. Not wanting the marriage to end they each started looking into their health and specifically her hormone levels. After discovering that her hormone levels were low he was inspired to look into his own and found out that he too was deficient, more specifically he had the testosterone levels of an 80 year old man and he was in his 40’s. As each individual started taking care of their own hormone levels the spark, desire and intimacy began to return bringing them closer than they had been in years.
It is common for there to be fears from the wives perspective that if her husband starts testosterone treatment he will become a sex fein who can not control his desires. The truth is healthy hormone levels only lead to positive results including more energy, increased mental clarity, an improved mood, and yes a healthy level of sexual desire.
At T Off Your Health we have created a treatment system that brings a mans hormone levels to a healthy level and maintains it there with regulation through regular blood testing. Our patients see a medical practitioner weekly allowing them to address any concerns they have during treatment. We encourage spouses to come to appointments together especially the first appointment so that both parties are one the same page and can have all of their questions answered.
Taking your health into your hands can have many positive affects on your life including within your relationship. If you are experiencing any effects of low testosterone such as lack of energy, mental fogginess, weight gain, or lack of sexual desire and would like to get your levels checked contact us to make an appointment. We get your levels to you within 30 minutes and can create a treatment system that works for you. Contact our office at 817-632-5400.