Woman who read literotica have 75 percent more sex. Yeah.
Have you ever heard of 'bibliotherapy?' I've been a practitioner for years, but I never heard this fancy word until recently.
Bibliotherapy is an academic term used to describe the amazingly beneficial (and very delightful!) mind/body reactions that occur from reading sexy erotic stories (aka literotica). In fact, sex therapists are advising their female patients to get busy and start reading erotic stories! Yay!
DO go on, science!
Studies show that 30 to 45 minutes of reading erotic stories or sex stories causes a chemical reaction in the female brain, resulting in increased arousal.
In other words:
I LOVE reading romantic erotica for the pure and simple joy it provides me. Well, joy and other feelings that tend to emanate from my pants.
Many women are turned on by emotional stimulation. Like, a well-photographed image of a penis is all well and good, but if we know that the penis in question belongs to a hot widower just learning to love again, EVEN BETTER.
Below are five equally hot reasons why women (and men!) should read sex stories.
1. Bring your sexy back, now!
Reading sensational romantic erotica and sex stories engages the entire body mind and soul. It puts sex front and center! You'll soon forget your role of mother, wife, employer, or employee and shift into your sexy, juicy, adventurous self.
Reading a satisfying love scene stirs a woman's emotions, which are directly linked to her libido; so grab yourself an aphrodisiac 'erotic story', a cocktail and enjoy some sensational emotional foreplay.
Bringing your favorite sex toy along for the ride is optional but recommended. HIGHLY recommended.
2. Explore your fantasies!
Even if you DREAM of getting gang-banged by at least five of the waiters at your favorite restaurants publicly, the odds are high that will never happen.
However, reading about such outrageous behavior is a terrific way to stir up all sorts of newfound naughtiness in the bedroom!
BE THE FREAK IN THE SHEETS YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD!
Exploring fantasies vicariously will elevate your pleasure and your partner's, too. Use these sex stories to create or expand a zone of permission fun and lightness while learning to share and experience sensuality and pleasure on a deeper, more primal level.
But never rule out the gang-bang. Just sayin'.
3. Trust the experts!
My favorite authors of sex stories have done their homework. These smart gals provide wonderful insights to healthy sexual communication between partners. They also know how the female lizard brain works and have no problem taking us there.
If you're wondering what might make you happy and really, really satisfied, there's nothing like erotic stories to give you some delicious new ideas you'll want to try at home...right away!
4. Because it feels GOOD!
For you fact-driven sex-fiends: Psychology Today states that women who read romance novels have sex with their partners 74% more often than women who don't. And according to The Journal of Sex Research, when women fantasize frequently (as they do when they read sex stories), they have sex more often, have more fun in bed and engage in a wider variety of erotic activities.
Let's not forget all those sensational physical benefits from multiple orgasms—they reduce stress, relieve pain, improve memory and burn calories!
What's not to love?
5. Boost your mood!
While dodging bullets, saving the world, and having sinfully steamy adventures, you'll always have a happy ending.
This might seem like hedonist escapism...that's because it totally is! The psychological benefits are real and valuable, and the emotional gratification you receive will spill into your own relationship.
As Dr. Laura Berman states: "Erotic reading is an excellent way to get your sensual juices flowing. It puts sex squarely on your brain and gives the imagination a boost, too. It's perfect for getting in the mood before sex (with yourself or your partner)."
What To-do List? What project? What kids? Leave it all behind! Begin practicing bibliotherapy and start reading the steamiest, most blush-inducing erotic romantic literature you can find...and as often as possible. Tune in, turn on and experience a more intimate and satisfying sexual relationship with your lover and yourself!