When are women’s “problems” really problems? According to the vintage ads I’ve collected below, only when they affect a man.
You gals may want to pay special attention to that delicate female problem that has destroyed so many marriages. And no, despite the headline for the ad below, I’m not talking about poor spelling.
And yes, that really was an ad for Lysol. The good folks at Lysol hoped to get women so worried about the effect of their “one neglect” on the men in their lives that they would actually put Lysol in their vaginas. Evidently this ad campaign proved successful; there are a lot of these old Lysol ads floating around. Like this one:
Lysol wasn’t the only brand hoping that women would blame their allegedly smelly vaginas for any problems in their marriages:
And speaking of that whole lady area down there, meet this fellow:
Once you’ve got all your female troubles under control, there’s a simple way to win men back:
The only question is if he’s ready for this jelly.
EDITED TO ADD: Here’s one more! It does not involve the lady regions, however.