Boredom & 236 Other Reasons to Have Sex
Beyond boredom, there’s pleasure and procreation, feeling closer to God and, all too predictably, showing off, getting revenge . . .New research published in the August issue of Archives of Sexual Behavior by two
Said co-author Cindy Meston in what seems to be a thoughtfully clever pre-emptive strike against the kind of criticism that sex surveys get:
"You need to know why people are having sex if you're trying to put into place a safe-sex program. If you assume people have sex because they're in the heat of the moment, then [you tell them to] carry condoms. But if they're doing it for revenge or because they want to enhance their social status, that will require a different strategy."Click here for the thoughts of Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés, a psychologist friend, and here for the study. And you can volunteer your own reasons here.