The Surprising Impact Of Viagra On Love And Relationships
In 1998, Viagra was first introduced to the world, and it is fair to say
that the world will never be the same since. The impact of this
medication has been enormous, not just in the narrow area of treating
erectile dysfunction (ED) for which it was approved, but also in
the way we think of sex and sexuality, and even in the realm of
relationships between men and women.Sidegra
Millions of men in the united states have tried Pfizer's wonder
drug, sildenafil, better known as Viagra, and there are thus millions
of women who have also seen its effects on their husbands,
boyfriends, and lovers. Many other millions of men and women
wonder about whether Viagra can offer a solution for their own
sexual and emotional problems or for the problems of their partners.
We human beings are sexual animals, after all. And unfortunately,
our sex lives are not always the way we wish them to be. So
it's no surprise that when sex goes sour, relationships suffer in other
ways as well.
Everyone wants to know about Viagra, and many want
in trying it, whether or not they think they have an penile erection problem.
There are always a good number of Viagra questions, such
as, "What happens when a young, healthy man with normal sexual
function takes Viagra? " Or "Can girls tell while having sex that her
partner has taken Viagra? " Or "Is it true that Viagra increases a
people's sexual prowess? "
Viagra quickly utilized into a collection of wishful fantasies that mirrored
our culture's hunger for certainty and the quick fix. Supported
by stories that described elderly men gained to such sexual energy
by Viagra that they abandoned their life partners in favor of younger
women, a standard wisdom arose that Viagra was a fountain of
youth, a sure cure, the real deal. Middle-agers could now look forward
to fabulous sex well into their nineties. Men shared Viagra
stories with each other at alcoholic drink parties or around the office water
"All we can say is 'Wow! '" says one man, and other men listening
in wonder how their lives might be different if they also took
the magic blue pill.
Women too have been targeted to confirm Viagra's power to
create satisfaction and quiet within a relationship where frustration
and chaffing had once been the rule. One of the most successful
early Pfizer ads showed a series of couples gladly dancing
together after Viagra apparently cured the losing of habit in their