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Funny anaphrodisiac quote

Submitted by Dream47 on

As part of preparing for an examination, I'm reading a book called "Word Power Made Easy" by Norman Lewis. Here, the word "anaphrodisiac" is defined, but not without a piece of the author's mind.

Anaphrodisiac (Ən-af′-rƏ-DIZ′-ee-ak′)—both a noun and an adjective. Saltpeter is
supposedly an anaphrodisiac; so, some people say, is a cold shower, which is highly
doubtful. The best temporary anaphrodisiac is probably sexual intercourse.

In the context of Cupid's Poisoned Arrow. Makes total sense!

Interesting study finds that sex is different from other stimuli - at least online

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Submitted by Marnia on

Researchers looked at various types of problematic internet use and discovered that using the internet for sexual purposes correlated most strongly with the “dark” personality traits of Machiavellianism, Psychopathy, Narcissism, Sadism and Spitefulness. From “Preliminary evidence for the associations of dark personality traits with specific online activities and problematic internet use.”