Strong Sexual Fantasies? Be Careful!

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Women may notice an increase in sexual fantasies during certain days of the month, and according to a new fertility study, it’s during their most fertile time. Not only that, the fantasies were “more arousing,” women feel more aroused in general, and the fantasies involve a “higher proportion” of men! The study was conducted by the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, of 27 heterosexual women between 18 and 30 who were not in a relationship or on hormonal birth control. Each filled in a daily online diary about their fantasies for one month.

Somebody to lovePrevious studies suggested that most women only fantasized about sex once a week. That ridiculous idea will have to go the way of “women don’t enjoy sex” after this study! This study says that the women reported an average 0.77 sexual fantasies a day. However, during the three days around ovulation, this increased to 1.3 per day along with the above mentioned increase of the number of men in each fantasy. It has always been suspected that this was nature’s way of ensuring the human race continues. Now there’s evidence of at least some women having the desire for multiple men. It’s “survival of the fittest” in action. Does this mean women should accept men’s desire (thinking, not doing!) for multiple women? Maybe, but don’t hold your breath!

Get more details about the study here.

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© Margie Wilson-Mars 2012

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Happily married mother of seven boys and one girl. Grandmother of two boys and one girl. Three of my boys are Autistic. I write for PolitiChicks, Parenting magazine, Attachment Parenting Int'l and Examiner. I enjoy writing about parenting, politics,

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