Abstract : ABSTRACT
Productivity in any spheres of life depends solely on a stable psychic state which earns its roots from a healthy marital home. Sexual satisfaction has been a major determinant of marital quality which happens to be lacking in most marital homes leading to man resorting to aphrodisiacs to mend these marital cracks. This work focused on men sexual urges, acquisition of aphrodisiacs and predictors of aphrodisiac use. The study employed non experimental study design, using mixed research method. Cochran’s (1977) formula was used to determine the sample size. Multi stage sampling technique was used to obtain the data. Data was analysed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences Software version 22 (SPSS). Qualitative data was coded using content analysis for further analysis. Majority of the respondents 80 (23.8%) were within 15-25 years. Majority of the research participants acknowledged faith in Islam constituting 210 (62.5%) and source of obtaining sex enhancers was through road side vendors which constitute 119 (35.40%). Marital status and religion of respondents showed a significant relationship. Majority of them think about sex once daily 120(35.7%) as compare to those who think about sex several times in a day. People with desire to satisfy both parties sexually are about 2.14 times more likely to use aphrodisiac. Men`s sexual potency is a source healthy home. Health education should be conducted by Ghana health service on the need of healthy living. Government through its law enforcement agencies should ensure the safety of aphrodisiac that comes into the market.
Keywords: Determinants, marital, healthy, aphrodisiac, satisfaction