237 Reasons Why People Haves Sex

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I would like to please you and/ or have an orgasm.

From The Associated Press By Seth Borenstein After exhaustively compiling a list of the 237 reasons why people have sex, researchers found that young men and women get intimate for mostly the same motivations. It's more about lust in the body than a love connection in the heart. College-aged men and women agree on their top reasons for having sex — they were attracted to the person, they wanted to experience physical pleasure and "it feels good," according to a peer-reviewed study in the August edition of Archives of Sexual Behavior. Twenty of the top 25 reasons given for having sex were the same for men and women. Expressing love and showing affection were in the top 10 for both men and women, but they did take a back seat to the clear No. 1: "I was attracted to the person." Researchers at the University of Texas spent five years and their own money to study the overlooked why behind sex while others were spending their time on the how.

YourTango’s Take
We found another (of many, many sites) with the following Top Ten and Bottom Five lists:

Top 10 Reasons To Have Sex For Men:

  1. I was attracted to the person.
  2. It feels good.
  3. I wanted to experience physical pleasure.
  4. It's fun.
  5. I wanted to show my affection to the person.
  6. I was sexually aroused and wanted the release.
  7. I was "horny."
  8. I wanted to express my love for the person.
  9. I wanted to achieve an orgasm.
  10. I wanted to please my partner.

Top 10 Reasons To Have Sex For Women:

  1. I was attracted to the person.
  2. I wanted to experience physical pleasure.
  3. It feels good.
  4. I wanted to show my affection to the person.
  5. I wanted to express my love for the person.
  6. I was sexually aroused and wanted the release.
  7. I was "horny."
  8. It's fun.
  9. I realized I was in love.
  10. I was "in the heat of the moment."

Bottom Five Reasons To Have Sex For Men:

  1. The person offered to give me drugs for doing it.
  2. I wanted to give someone else a sexually transmitted disease.
  3. I wanted to punish myself.
  4. I wanted to break up my relationship.
  5. I wanted to get a job.

Bottom Five Reasons To Have Sex For Women:

 
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