What is premature ejaculation? There is no set time when a man should ejaculate during sex. But its probably too soon if you have an orgasm before intercourse or less than a minute after you start. Do you avoid intimate situations because they could lead to premature ejaculation -- so why even bother? Have you been repeatedly frustrated by your inability to satisfy a woman through intercourse? Has pe damaged your relationships with women? If you answered yes to most of these questions, you could have chronic pe. How do you know if you have premature ejaculation? Lets take a look at a few ways of classifying this condition. So what is premature ejaculation? If you look up the word premature in a dictionary then you will see that it means when something happens before it is anticipated or desired. there is no agreed-upon definition of premature ejaculation in the scientific community, which is silly, because pe, when you get down to it, is very simple. I am 25 year old male who was suffering from extreme premature ejaculation i. I have overcome the problem now so i believe i am in better position to understand me.