Touch has been found to entail positive effects in the person receiving it, whereas effects on the person giving touch have previously been unexplored. We investigated whether stroking the partner also is a pleasant experience for the person performing it, and whether it has similar effects on well-being and autonomic nervous function as being stroked or stroking oneself. Furthermore, we compared the hedonic and autonomic nervous effects of stroking the partner and self-stroking.
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Not surprisinly, I think the observed symptoms have more to do with orgasm than with "coitus," and I can't get the researcher quoted in the piece to consider that possibility.]
It seems men can find sex as unfulfilling as women but they’ve been keeping this guilty secret to themselves for years
The traditional version of sex is that the man has a good time no matter what, then turns over and begins to snore, oblivious of his partner.
The great scientists at Pornhub are “recognizing a woman’s outstanding accomplishments” with a scholarship.
The Lingering Benefits of Sex and Their Implications for Pair-Bonded Relationships
I liked this quotation at the end. I've asked her for the citation.
“All that we can surmise of humankinds genetic history argues for a more liberal sexual morality, in which sexual practices are to be regarded first as bonding devices and only second as a means for procreation.” ~ E.O. Wilson