2. It Can Cause Intimacy Barriers
As we mentioned, males don’t necessarily become infertile during this time, but the mechanism for mating may be impacted. According to WebMen.org, the male libido may lower significantly as a result of lowered testosterone, and many sources point to a link with Erectile Dysfunction.
Because of this lowered libido, some men may feel they have something to prove. This can lead to “sexual failure” (assumedly the inability to maintain an erection), and an “increased desire to prove he can still perform by seeking a younger partner,” according to the source.