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Re: sexist pharmacist

Posted by linkadge on July 9, 2008, at 21:41:54

In reply to Re: sexist pharmacist, posted by blueboy on July 9, 2008, at 8:05:01

>You don't have to have sex to live a full and >productive life;

Ok, what about vision? Its not necessary for life, but nevertheless an arguably very positive component of it. My blind roomate lives a full and productive life. If a necessary pill were to cause vision loss, most people would try to avoid that side effect.

>I'm sure that there are plenty of people who >would disagree as they cannot conceive of life >without sex -- it is a defining part of their >persona -- but believe me, there is a larger >truth.

It is impossable to know just how any one individual's sexual health factors into their own personal emotional and mental health. For some individuals, sexual health is a cricial component of their mental health. There are hormones released during sexual activity that may have healing effects on the brain. For myself, I simply sleep better if I am capable.

>Would you rather be Mother Theresa or Paris >Hilton? ;)

This statement is really nonsensicle. There is a lot of imbetween. To assume that any individual with a functional sexual life is some sort of moron is silly.

I think that to suggest that somebody is 'wrong' for trying to regain normal and healthy sexual function is strange. Its a natural part of life that everybody should be entitled to. I really don't see how any individual who distains from sex such is really any better than another individual.

When I was on SSRI's I felt the same way. Not only did I loose my interest entirely, I even began to think of sex as being discusting and primitive. Oh, sure, sex is primitive to a certain extent, but so are a lot of things.

But, alas upon discontinuation I realized that (for me) an orgasm is theraputic. So what?





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