Sex Question Friday: How Many Times Per Day Do People Think About Sex?

Sex Question Friday: How Many Times Per Day Do People Think About Sex?

A reader submitted the following question:

"How many times a day does the average person think about sex? Do guys really think about it a lot more than girls?"

Thanks for these really interesting questions! For the answer, let's take a look at a 2012 study published in the Journal of Sex Research in which 283 U.S. college students aged 18-25 were asked to track their thoughts about sex over the course of a week. The results reveal that men think about sex less and women think about sex more than most people probably assume.

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Losing Your Virginity: Less Awkward Than It Used To Be

Losing Your Virginity: Less Awkward Than It Used To Be

How do you feel about the first time you had sex? If you pose this question to a bunch of different people, you’re bound to find a range of responses. Some will remember it as incredibly positive and pleasurable, while others will say it was just awkward and uncomfortable. These emotional reactions to our first sexual experiences seem to be important too—studies have found that people who evaluate their virginity loss positively report having more satisfying sex lives than those who look back with anxiety and regret. However, a new study just published in the Journal of Sex Research reports some encouraging news: overall, first-time sex appears to be a more positive experience than it was a few decades ago.

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Deception In Online Dating: How Often Do People Lie In Their Profiles? (Infographic)

People of all genders and sexualities are increasingly turning to the Internet in order to find sex and love (or both). However, anyone who has ever experimented with online dating knows that what you see online is not always what you get in person. So just how often do people exaggerate or lie about themselves when they create a profile on a dating website? Check out the infographic below for a glimpse into some of the most common forms of deception observed in the world of online dating.
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