FAQ #6

I’m nervous I will get an erection. What Can I Do?

embarrassed about getting an erection? don't be

Have you ever been worried that you might get an erection during a massage? Believe it or not, this is a common concern for many men. In fact, some guys even avoid getting massages altogether for fear of embarrassing themselves. But don’t worry – there’s no need to shy away from this relaxing experience. With the right mindset and preparation, you can make sure that your massage goes smoothly. Read on for tips on how to make the most of your next massage!

It’s perfectly normal for men to get an erection during a non-sexual, therapeutic massage. Most men’s fears are unfounded. It happens rarely.

Gentle touch administered to any area of the body can activate the parasympathetic nervous system and cause a partial or full erection. Your professional massage therapist (male or female) understands this and will generally ignore it.

If you are still worried, you may wish to wear a men’s bikini bathing suit during the massage, which provides more support than boxers. You can also request a blanket for the added weight.

If you’re still worried about getting an erection during your massage, don’t be! Erections happen very rarely. However, if you are really concerned or would feel more comfortable wearing briefs or requesting a blanket to cover yourself, we can definitely accommodate that. If you know that you will get an erection, please wear briefs. Just give us a call and let us know what you need. We look forward to helping you relax and de-stress with one of our amazing massages!

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