How Many Ads for Erectile Dysfunction?

cialis_adMaybe it’s just us, but how many times do we have to sit through yet another commercial for Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis?? Why is it that the folks at the FCC think we need to protect our kids from hearing about condoms during prime time, but it’s perfectly alright to barrage them with ways to ensure continuous, long-lasting erections? We object!

The first of these ads (was it Bob Dole for Viagra?) became popular just as our kids were entering the teen years. Always looking for the silver lining, we thought maybe it would usher in a new age of openness. Sexuality is healthy, and here was another opportunity to open up the conversation with our kids.

Fast forward a few years and it’s become ridiculous. One would think that ED is the most important health crisis facing our nation. We’re convinced that the major pharmaceutical companies put more resources into maintaining erections than curing cancer. And our kids sit in front of the TV and soak this stuff up. Did you know that many of the major health insurance policies don’t pay for oral contraceptives, but cough up millions for better sex (for him, of course)? Something is very wrong here.

And what’s with the pair of his-and-hers retro bathtubs out in the middle of nowhere? Where’s the plumbing?

Email This Post Email This Post

Ellen and Rachel are two old friends and “expert” mamas—one a pediatrician and one a family therapist—with fifty years of parenting experience between them.

Warning: Illegal string offset 'echo' in /home/mamasonc/public_html/mama/wp-content/themes/hybrid/library/extensions/custom-field-series.php on line 157

Leave a Reply




With One or Both of Us

Go to & for the scoop!

Phone • Internet • Your Home or Group

Watch This!

Learning about mental illness and how to talk about it is key to good parenting and healthy living. Take a look. It's oh, so common!

What You Said

  • 33Harrison: I must say it was hard to find your page in google. You write great articles but you should rank your...
  • Lisa jacobs: My daughter was in a car accident and now has a concussion. She is plan to go to Mexico City which is a...
  • sexy dresses: I go to see each day a few sites and sites to read content, except this weblog offers quality based...
  • tap sports baseball 2016 hack: Thanks for finally talking about >Pack it! Lunch Ideas Theyre Sure to Go For...
  • RF: Well my baby had her first two bottom theeth at 10 months old and i tought so far so good and then now at 11...
  • ΠΡΟΓΝΩΣΤΙΚΑ ΟΠΑΠ: It’s remarkable designed for me to have a web page, which is beneficial for my experience....
  • sportsbooktop: Please let me know if you’re looking for a writer for your site. You have some really good posts...
  • Kristen: Cassandra, I get these little white bubble type blisters on my hand that sometimes dont itch and sometimes...
  • discount nfl clothing: discount nfl clothing cheap nfl jerseys free shipping paypal
  • Desley Joyce Brooker: I have a rash, that began over 5 weeks ago on my chest and within days it covered by entire...

Just so you know

The Mama ButtonThe information provided by MamasOnCall is not intended as a substitute for professional advice, but is for information purposes only. You assume full responsibility for the health and well-being of your family. Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical or psychiatric condition.