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    Who typically wants more sex?

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    Who typically wants more sex?

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    The research backs up the stereotype here: Men think about sex more, masturbate more, and will go out of their way to get sex more often than women. This is on average-- it doesn’t reflect any particular woman’s sex drive or ability to enjoy sex or be aroused. 

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    What percentage of single men between 18 and 24 have sex four or more times a week?

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    What percentage of single men between 18 and 24 have sex four or more times a week?

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    Women that age must be getting busy in other ways, too – only 5% of them say they have sex that often. But 24% of married women and 21% of married men that age say they have sex four or more times a week.

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    How long does sexual intercourse typically last?

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    How long does sexual intercourse typically last?

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    That does not include foreplay. A study of 500 heterosexual couples in five countries helped researchers come up with this number -- not very impressive, considering how often we think and talk about it.

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    A glass or two of red wine a day can do this to your libido:

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    A glass or two of red wine a day can do this to your libido:

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    It’s the same for men and women. But too much vino can have the opposite effect, especially in men: Alcohol abuse is one of the leading cause of impotence and other sexual issues.  Women shouldn’t have more than one drink a day, and men should limit it to two. But don’t start drinking just to increase your libido, and don’t drink at all if you’re pregnant.

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    What percentage of married people between 25 and 60 have sex 3-4 times a month?

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    What percentage of married people between 25 and 60 have sex 3-4 times a month?

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    This is a higher rate than single people or people who have partners (not spouses) in that same age range. Guess we know who’s getting all the action.

  • Question 1/14

    If you want to boost a man’s sex drive, you might:

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    If you want to boost a man’s sex drive, you might:

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    After noticing that sexual interest in men changes with the seasons, scientists wondered if it had something to do with light. A study showed that men who sat in bright light for 30 minutes a day said they had more interest in sex.

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    Birth control pills typically lower a woman’s sex drive.

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    Birth control pills typically lower a woman’s sex drive.

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    Most women say they don’t notice any change in their desire, and some even say the pill makes them friskier.

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    Testosterone supplements can usually boost a man’s desire.

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    Testosterone supplements can usually boost a man’s desire.

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    The hormone is linked to sex drive -- as well as muscle and bone mass and strength -- but giving testosterone to men doesn’t seem to make a difference in their interest in sex. 

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    Sildenafil (Viagra) does this:

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    This belongs to a group of drugs called PDE5 inhibitors. PDE5 is shorthand for an enzyme that’s involved with your body’s biochemical reactions. The medication makes the enzyme work more slowly, and that helps the penis keep an erection.

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    When men watch a lot of porn, it can weaken their libidos.

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    When men watch a lot of porn, it can weaken their libidos.

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    There’s some evidence that this can lead to trouble with intimacy, but there’s no sign that it causes sexual problems or decreases desire.

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    During ovulation, a woman’s sex drive typically:

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    During ovulation, a woman’s sex drive typically:

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    It’s one of nature’s ways to keep our species going. A woman thinks about sex more often when an egg is moving from an ovary to her uterus, and this is when she’s most likely to get pregnant. This leads to more sexual arousal -- and, theoretically, more babies.

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    When a woman’s pregnant, her libido typically:

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    When a woman’s pregnant, her libido typically:

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    It can have to do with where she is in her pregnancy. Early on, she may be too nauseated or exhausted to have any interest in sex. But in the second trimester, some women say they have more desire and more intense orgasms. This may because there’s more blood flow to certain organs, and that can lead to better sensation and more pleasure.

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    Obesity is linked to:

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    A bigger waist and higher body mass index (BMI) -- a measure of body fat -- make it more likely a man will have these issues. it can also lead to lower levels of testosterone.

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    Drug abuse may cause sexual problems in men for how long after they stop using drugs?

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    Drug abuse may cause sexual problems in men for how long after they stop using drugs?

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    The two areas most likely to be affected are sexual pleasure and orgasm. But some illegal drugs also can decrease desire and arousal.

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