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Emotional aspects of sexuality

The receiver of intercourse need not be aroused

Alfred Kinsey concluded that female masturbation provided the most convincing evidence for female orgasm. Kinsey found that lesbians and responsive women had orgasms on...

Bill Masters & Virginia Johnson’s research (1966)

Virginia Johnson started out as Bill Masters’ assistant. Given she was not his professional equal, she would have lacked the authority to challenge his...

Men’s sexual satisfaction relies on having a lover

Research indicates that when men are deprived of female company they are aroused much less frequently. Kinsey’s research found this to be true of...

Women drive the need for dating and romance

While men assume that sex is key to adult relationships, women tend to focus on affectionate companionship. Unless she is trading sex for money,...

Penetration is what makes sex erotic and taboo

Penetrative sex involves a penis penetrating another person (vagina or rectum) and thrusting until ejaculation. Only the giver (not the receiver) has an orgasm...

Intercourse is totally defined by male responses

We can differentiate between a person’s physical capability to participate in sexual activity and their emotional amenability. A man’s physical capability to engage in...

Sexual attraction & commitment to a relationship

Especially in the early days of the relationship we can feel an electric thrill from touching, hearing or seeing our lover. We have a...