Adventures in the Science of Female Desireout this week — for women want sex Burgin I felt a serious connection with the animal kingdom. Here are some facts about female lab rats: And not just when it comes to married women.
Bergner makes a pretty strong case that women are socially, not biologically, discouraged from initiating and enjoying sex.
You think those female rats are compelling? I had to take a walk around the block after reading about female rhesus monkeys.
Game recognize game. Men and women have been barraged with the message that women are not naughty by nature.
They are thought of as hardwired to hunt for a partner and a mate, while men pursue sex as a pleasurable act in and of. It follows from there that women — at least good women — must be pursued and coaxed into sex, and men enjoy the thrill of the chase. In one small study of college students, 93 percent women want sex Burgin women said women want sex Burgin preferred to be asked out, while 83 percent of men preferred wannt do the asking.
An oft-cited study of university students found that men were far more receptive than women to direct offers of casual sex. There are other factors propping up the idea that women prefer to be sexually passive.
Think about it: Women want sex, and in particular, they want sex with people who really want. But socially, many straight men still find it a turnoff when women are sexual aggressors.
Which means that, women want sex Burgin women, aggressively pursuing the thing they want actually leads to them not getting it. The thing women are told they can access any time is, maddeningly, often just out of reach. Moreover, when women do not adhere to these scripts they are viewed negatively.
For example, women who initiate dates are viewed by men as more promiscuous and not interested in forming a serious relationship. This catch presents women with a few options, none of which are appealing. Carbino sees this tension women want sex Burgin her own research. A Field Guide.
Here, again, perhaps the animal kingdom can be a source of inspiration. Sex for pleasure: The sooner we can agree that pleasure is one major motivation to pursue sex — for women want sex Burgin men and women — the sooner we can all start instigating it. Already a subscriber?
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