Quick: What are you thinking about right now? Well, given that you're reading this article, it's probably sex. But there's a good chance you were thinking about it anyway. After all, men think about sex every seven seconds, right? That's more than times an hour and more than 8, times during the approximately 16 hours you're awake. We can only imagine how those numbers fluctuate during sleep.
All About the Male Sex Drive
Everything You Wanted to Know About the Male Sex Drive
When it comes to men and sex , women may be missing a big part of the story. From the role of porn and the strength of libido, to the importance of physical attractiveness and the desire to chase, popular culture paints a picture that doesn't always match the reality of what happens behind closed bedroom doors. The project was based on interviews with and survey responses from more than heterosexual men about their sexual desire. They ranged in age from 18 to 65, and all were in long-term relationships or married. As men age, their sexual desire decreases.
What do men really think about during sex?
We've all been told that men think about you-know-what far too often — every seven seconds, by some accounts. Most of us have entertained this idea for long enough to be sceptical. However, rather than merely wonder about whether this is true, stop for a moment to consider how you could — or could not — prove it.
There are many stereotypes that portray men as sex-obsessed machines. Books, television shows, and movies often feature characters and plot points that assume men are crazy about sex and women are only concerned with romance. So what stereotypes about the male sex drive are true? How do men compare to women?