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Viagra now being blamed for the collapse of marriages

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Hot on the heels of a new study that claims ED drug users are more likely to get STDs comes an equally disconcerting report. Some marriage counselors claim that they’ve seen an uptick in divorces, and blame Pfizer’s "miracle drug" for the failures.

Experts say the biggest problem is that men take the drug without talking with their partners, making them instant Don Juans—which their partner may not be prepared for. And sometimes, their improved self-esteem sends them looking for new, more willing partners.

A report published by the Harvard School of Medicine entitled "Sexuality in Midlife and Beyond" suggests the drug may help resolve relationship pressure caused by erectile dysfunction, but can cause other issues.

"When intercourse is suddenly a possibility again, relationship issues can emerge or resurface, as can dramatic differences in libido…." [KWGN]

The article recommends that guys bring their girlfriends/wives to the doctor for a frank discussion of what each person hopes to get out of the relationship. (Not the doctor, of course, unless you’re into that sort of thing.)

Of course, all this talk about side effects could be a ploy by the Cialis folks to get you to switch… although we would think anyone who stopped using Viagra because of divorces probably wouldn’t try another drug instead…

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