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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)

William Masters and Virginia Johnson observed volunteer couples having intercourse in the laboratory. Female orgasm was simply assumed to occur as a result of...

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

When a woman is in love, she enjoys the emotional sensations of dancing with a lover. But men are easily aroused when in close...

Penetration is what makes sex erotic and taboo

Penetrative sex (both anal and vaginal intercourse) has a special role in our concept of eroticism. Penetration by a phallus is key to our...

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...

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...