Birth Control For Men: Could it Work?

With the intro­duc­tion of the birth con­trol pill in the ear­ly 1960s, women were final­ly able enjoy the free­dom to have sex with­out the fear of an unwant­ed preg­nan­cy. But men may not be so inclined to take such a med­ica­tion. Psy­chother­a­pist and rela­tion­ship expert, Mary Pen­der Greene says, “Men in gen­er­al are very com­mit­ted to the idea that being able to repro­duce has a lot to do with how suc­cess­ful they are as men. Regard­less of cul­ture, men have his­tor­i­cal­ly been looked to for pro­duc­ing off­spring. It’s a big deal.”