Please Advise: I’m a guy who has trouble finishing.

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I can't quite seem to make it to the third act.

Each week, the inbox of our venerable advice columnist, Miss Information, is flooded with queries. And although she makes a valiant effort, she cannot answer them all. To deal with the surplus, we've decided to turn to you. So, don your spectacles and help this gentleman out. You can give him advice in the comments below, or, if you'd like to share what you wrote with your friends, on our Facebook page.

Dear Nerve,

I am into my thirties, and am not that experienced sexually. I have been with four women, and have had intercourse maybe six times. Every time, I felt my technique was lacking. I love women, and I have no trouble getting an erection, but every time, I’ve had trouble achieving orgasm from intercourse. 

My question is, what’s going on here? I don’t know whose end “the problem” is on, and I’m not sure what to do about it. Is there some kind of a mental block that’s getting in the way? Is there a way to improve my technique, and finally climax from intercourse?

— Blocked Pipes?

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