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Make Sex, not Love? Über die “Scharfstellung” unserer Triebe! | Heike Melzer | TEDxStuttgart

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Men are reporting that Viagra works with porn, and with partners not at all.

German medical doctor and neurologist speaks about porn's effects on relationships.

German with English subtitles. Excellent.

Study: Does your partner's personality affect your health? Actor and partner effects of the Big Five personality traits

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This was fascinating. Sexologists behave as if a partner's openness to sexual experience is the loftiest, healthiest outcome for sex - whatever the costs. Turns out that "conscienciousness" yields better health and quality of life returns.

Study: Different Ways to Get There: Evidence of a Variable Female Sexual Response Cycle

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Some of you may find this comforting.

Link to abstract: Different Ways to Get There: Evidence of a Variable Female Sexual Response Cycle

Excerpt:

Not all women need to experience high levels of arousal throughout the sexual experience or to have desire at the outset in order to have positive sexual experiences and sexual outcomes.

I have the full paper if anyone would like to read it.

"The role of body odors and olfactory ability in the initiation, maintenance and breakdown of romantic relationships"

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https://twitter.com/DegenRolf/status/1126483169069469696

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0031938418310709

The role of body odors and olfactory ability in the initiation, maintenance and breakdown of romantic relationships – A review

Blind research

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demonstrating that our "sexual biology is geared toward reproduction." I'm surprised the % is so low. Certainly pre-experimentation with karezza, I would have felt like a very bad lover if my partner didn't ejaculate.

But what use is research in this area that doesn't also specifically ask about a karezza-type approach? And then implies so much about satisfaction in its title?

Study: The impact of physical proximity and attachment working models on cardiovascular reactivity: Comparing mental activation

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