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Sex as a competitive sport & entertainment

Both heterosexual and homosexual men can become obsessed with their own performance and a lover’s as if sex is a competitive sport. However, over time this approach to sex can cause dissatisfaction. In general, most people derive more contentment from relationships based on a sense of emotional connection with a lover. The non-orgasmic aspects of…

Arousal is psychological and arises in the mind

Men’s sex drive motivates them to obtain sexual release through intercourse. Women don’t have an erect sex organ that they can use to penetrate a partner. So we assume that women obtain their sexual release through being penetrated. A sex drive is always to penetrate. The motivation to penetrate comes from the mind of a…

An arousal trigger is either an object or a concept

Each generation of men thinks that women of their generation are more sexual than any previous generation of women. This is because young men are aroused by young women’s bodies. But our responsiveness does not depend on how we look. Responsiveness depends on what happens in the mind. Arousal occurs when the mind responds positively…

Intercourse is totally defined by male responses

Men have much more confidence over sexual matters than women because sex revolves around male responses. A man’s arousal motivates him to initiate sexual activity. His desire for penetration ensures that he wants to obtain sexual opportunities with a partner. His erection makes penetrative sex possible. His orgasm ends his interest in engaging in further…

Some people enjoy abstract eroticism & fantasy

Sexuality is about our motivation to explore our fantasies both during masturbation alone and during sex play with a lover. Our ability to reach orgasm ultimately depends on what happens in the brain. Male arousal tends to be automatic with a lover, so we often focus on the mechanics of sex. But the psychological aspects…

Intercourse needs to continue until ejaculation

Ejaculating into a partner’s body is the natural conclusion to the male arousal cycle. A man needs intercourse to dissipate sensations of sexual frustration and feel sexually satisfied. So heterosexual activity will always focus on male arousal. Men are so much more easily aroused but also once aroused they have an intense focus on achieving…

Orgasm is a very specific one-off sexual release

A sex organ goes through a cycle of arousal. Initially it is unaroused. This means that the penis is flaccid and a woman is unaware of any sensitivity in her pelvic region. Both sexes experience tumescence (blood flowing into the genitals) when aroused. As the mind responds to eroticism, blood flows to the sex organ…