The pill could affect your choice of mate, causing relationship incompatibility and infertility issues. How? It’s all down to smell
Smell is the most reminiscent of the senses all those associated memories that come flooding in as soon as a whiff of a certain something wafts under your nose. Studies have even suggested that our noses are important when it comes to choosing a mate. Yet a worrying anomaly has been unearthed in recent scent tests, highlighting a possible side effect to one of the most important pharmaceutical discoveries of the past 50 years: the contraceptive pill. Yes, that little pill, which was introduced to Britain in 1961 and has allowed women sexual freedom, may also be disrupting their instinctive ability to choose a man.