Background: Not having children results in a sense of role failure with social and emotional consequences. In sociocultural setting, infertility even has a gender bias. Infertile women tend to be blamed with regard of infertility. Very little has been explored regarding infertility experience particularly for man. Methods: This study explores two main issues, what the social and psychological stress look like and how the consequences of being infertile. This qualitative study was conducted in Madura island which predominated by moslem population and patriarchat value. Research subjects were infertile men. In-depth interviews were conducted with 10 infertile men to explore socio-cultural life regarding infertility. With regard of social and psychological stress. Results: the result shown that the infertility was not considered as a problem. This situation was in relation with religion value, solidarity from community and strong consanquinity tying. At individual level, infertility is considered as self abnormalities. Desire to play the role as individual who have social identity, making infertile men not confident and lose face. Beyond their hometwon community, make them didn't have the reference who was able to give reinforcement when the infertile men feel the social and psychological pressure. Key words: infertility, Madura, social and psychological stress.