Originally Posted by TruckerPete
However, don't assume that in order to get your alone time or for him to be more independent he needs to be sleeping with others. Encouragement to take up hobbies or make friends or get involved in the community are equally valid ways of taking the pressure off of you to be his sole entertainer.
I think you are on the mark here TP...those are also less emotionally messy alternatives for someone who may be a bit fragile to begin with. Confidence is so important and it has to come from within about oneself and not so much about sexuality.