When it comes to better sex, all five senses and your brain can play a big role -- but there is something even more important -- your heart, according to a recent survey from Durex® and YourTango. The survey of more than 1,000 people from May 20 to June 17, 2013 shatters common misconceptions that sex is all physical and that no-strings-attached sex is more gratifying.
A whopping 96 percent of survey respondents said the best sex is had with someone with whom they are emotionally connected. Similarly, 92 percent of readers say it's a turn-on when their partner shows some vulnerability, an important part of emotional closeness.
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The top confidence booster in bed? "Being with someone I love" according to respondents who ranked this highest followed by "feeling good about my sexual abilities," and "when my partner compliments me."
Of course, sex can still be skin deep. Respondents indicated that great sex cannot exist without "physical attraction," which was the highest ranked choice followed by "emotional intimacy" and "feeling secure/loved."
The best sex may be with a loved one, but how does it withstand the test of time? 90 percent of respondents indicated they believe it is possible for sex to actually get better after months or even years of being together. Keep reading...
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