Situational Perfectionism in Sex

The Times’s Joyce Wadler recounts how the high cost of Viagra and other “performance enhancing” drugs is putting her under pressure to be better at sex.

“I’m a sexually confident woman, but the cost of these pills was giving me performance anxiety. I knew it was supposed to be about love and connection, but when sex pills came on the scene I started to wonder if “Was it good for you?” was going to be replaced by, “Was it worth the 35 bucks?”

Situational perfectionism is when something causes your perfectionism to spike. Read more about it here.

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