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What we know and are learning about sex and women's desire.
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Increase Libido And Reduce Stress With Meditation And Breathing Exercises - Huffington Post

Increase Libido And Reduce Stress With Meditation And Breathing Exercises - Huffington Post | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it
Increase Libido And Reduce Stress With Meditation And Breathing Exercises
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Sexual desire begins with being open to your own sexual energy, and sexual connection begins with being open to receiving someone else's sexual energy.
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Going back to the body is key to rediscovering desire. 

 

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More women harness power of fantasy - CNN

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More women harness power of fantasy

For example, the top five female fantasies involve having sex with a stranger, being worshipped in bed, being ravaged in bed, being watched by others and enjoying a threesome.

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We need a new sexual revolution: Naomi Wolf | CBC Books | CBC Radio

We need a new sexual revolution: Naomi Wolf | CBC Books | CBC Radio | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it
Author Naomi Wolf's new book is Vagina: A New Biography.
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34 tips to reboot your sex life - Stuff.co.nz

34 tips to reboot your sex life - Stuff.co.nz | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it

If your libido isn't as high as you'd like it to be, ask yourself: is this a lifelong issue or recently acquired? Are you aware of its primary cause?

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Work/play: When your job affects your sex drive - Yahoo! Lifestyle UK

When your job affects your sex drive. In short, work generates stress and fatigue and will often interfere with women's sex lives by draining their energy and distracting them from sexual desire.

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'Manly' Hormone Turns Women Onto Masturbation (But Not Sex) - Huffington Post

'Manly' Hormone Turns Women Onto Masturbation (But Not Sex) - Huffington Post | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it
Daily Mail'Manly' Hormone Turns Women Onto Masturbation (But Not Sex)Huffington PostBut new research turns this conventional wisdom on its head. ... well as cortisol, a hormone released in times of stress (a surefire libido-killer).
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The Turn-Off That's Keeping Too Many Women From Having Great Sex

The Turn-Off That's Keeping Too Many Women From Having Great Sex | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it
The stereotypical excuse of "Honey, I have a headache"? Ha! That's the least of most ladies' issues when it comes to getting turne...
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What French Women Want: Vast New Sexuality Study Finds Liberation, Longings - Worldcrunch

What French Women Want: Vast New Sexuality Study Finds Liberation, Longings - Worldcrunch | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it
What French Women Want: Vast New Sexuality Study Finds Liberation, LongingsWorldcrunchA renowned French sexologist has followed up an in-depth study on men and sex with a survey of female sexuality.
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Sexual Photographs: Surprise! Men Look At Faces, Women Focus On Sexual Acts

Researchers analyzing the viewing patterns of men and women looking at sexual photographs were surprised to find that men are more likely than women to first look at a woman's face before other parts of the body, and women focused longer on...
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50 shades of conflict: The mommy porn generation - Canada.com

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50 shades of conflict: The mommy porn generationCanada.comThe sexual revolution has come again. Welcome, Generation XXX. First Viagra lengthened and, well, firmed up the sexual life expectancy of the older man.

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All senses play role in sexual arousal

All senses play role in sexual arousal So whether your music of choice is Metallica or Al Green, it seems that playing your favorite tunes can help you to rev up your libido and maybe even get your partner in the mood, should you...

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We criticise men for watching porn, but it's women who need their daily dose ... - Daily Mail

We criticise men for watching porn, but it's women who need their daily dose ... - Daily Mail | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it

We criticise men for watching porn, but it's women who need their daily dose ...Research suggests women who have a 'library' of arousing images in their head - usually created by reading erotic stories or watching sexy films -...

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Why Is It So Difficult to Talk About Female Sexual Pleasure? - TIME

Why Is It So Difficult to Talk About Female Sexual Pleasure? - TIME | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it

our culture, even one in which Fifty Shades of Grey is being devoured by millions of women, still has problems discussing women’s sexuality in a positive, empowering way. And we — perhaps women especially — need to be able to have that conversation.

 

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Discussion of Naomi Wolf's book "Vagina: A New Biography."
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Naomi Wolf Talks 'Vagina' And 'The Beauty Myth' - Huffington Post

Naomi Wolf Talks 'Vagina' And 'The Beauty Myth' - Huffington Post | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it
Naomi Wolf Talks 'Vagina' And 'The Beauty Myth'Huffington PostThat's important at a time when 30 percent of women in America self-report hypoactive sexual desire -- low libido. They are not as into it as they want to be.
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The brain science of the vagina heralds a new sexual revolution - The Guardian (blog)

The brain science of the vagina heralds a new sexual revolution - The Guardian (blog) | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it

Naomi Wolf's new book has great information on the neuroscience of the vagina.

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Should Celebrity Body “Struggles” Make Us Feel Better About Ourselves? 

Should Celebrity Body “Struggles” Make Us Feel Better About Ourselves?  | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it
Allure’s Naked Truth: Are Women’s Magazines Out of Touch with Real Bodies?
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Don’t Believe the G-Spot Hype!

Don’t Believe the G-Spot Hype! | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it
Sex researcher Debby Herbenick on why a new study on the G spot isn’t revelatory—and what we do know.
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The Truth about Female Desire | Psychology Today

The Truth about Female Desire | Psychology Today | Sex and Desire Research | Scoop.it
For many women troubled by low sexual desire, too much of the world around them can derail sensuality. That turns out to be very fixable—but not by a pill.
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