Maybe you have been thinking about this issue lately but are not sure if this could be happening to you. It's quite embarrassing to be an early quitter in many fields but even more when it is directly related to your regular sex life; so it's perfectly normal if you feel worried about how you are doing lately when having sex with your partner, who may be already complaining about not feeling completely satisfied by you.
If you feel like a loner with a big secret problem, there are no reasons you should feel like that, you are not alone with this condition. In fact, among the number of problems related with the sexual health of many men, researchers have found that Premature Ejaculation is the most common sexual problem occurring to a great number of men around the world; this is a pathology characterized by a lack of voluntary control over ejaculation. Researchers, Masters and Johnson have stated that a man suffers from premature ejaculation if he ejaculates before his partner has achieved orgasm in more than fifty percent of his sexual encounters. Other sex researchers have defined premature ejaculation giving more emphasis to time and defining this condition as occurring if the man ejaculates within two minutes of penetration; however, a survey by Alfred Kinsey, made in the 1950s demonstrated that three quarters of men ejaculated within two minutes of penetration in over half of their sexual encounters, so in reality there is not a precise timing we can use to define a premature ejaculator.
Today, most sex therapists understand premature ejaculation as occurring when a lack of ejaculatory control interferes with sexual or emotional well-being in one or both partners. And it is known that about thirty percent of men around the world suffer from premature ejaculation on a consistent basis.
The statistics of the premature ejaculation condition are as follows:
Frequency: In the US the prevalence rate of PE in American males is estimated to range from 30-70%.
Internationally: Estimates for European countries and India mirror the prevalence in the United States. The prevalence in other parts of Asia, Africa, Australia, and elsewhere is unknown.
Mortality/Morbidity: No known direct morbidity or mortality results from premature ejaculation.
Race: No reproducible data exist on major differences between racial groups with respect to the incidence or prevalence of PE.
Sex: PE is a condition that only affects males.