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Sex

The following were the most frequently cited reasons for men and women to have sex (and the least frequent reasons as well) according to a recent study. How does LJ match up with the population at large?

Poll #1031257 Why have sex

Reasons you have had sex (top answers, check all that apply)

I was attracted to the person
23(8.4%)
I wanted to experience the physical pleasure
20(7.3%)
It feels good
17(6.2%)
I wanted to show my affection to the person
20(7.3%)
I wanted to express my love for the person
18(6.6%)
I was sexually aroused and wanted the release
21(7.7%)
I was ‘‘horny’’
19(6.9%)
It’s fun
20(7.3%)
I realized I was in love
13(4.7%)
I was ‘‘in the heat of the moment’’
15(5.5%)
I wanted to achieve an orgasm.
16(5.8%)
I wanted to please my partner
20(7.3%)
The person’s physical appearance turned me on
19(6.9%)
I desired emotional closeness (i.e., intimacy)
18(6.6%)
I wanted the pure pleasure
15(5.5%)

Reasons you have had sex (bottom answers, check all that apply)

I wanted to give someone else a sexually transmitted disease (e.g., herpes, AIDS)
0(0.0%)
The person offered to give me drugs for doing it
1(3.8%)
Someone offered me money to do it
1(3.8%)
I wanted to get a raise
0(0.0%)
I wanted to punish myself
3(11.5%)
It was an initiation rite to a club or organization
0(0.0%)
I wanted to breakup my relationship
3(11.5%)
I wanted to get a job
0(0.0%)
I wanted to get a promotion
0(0.0%)
I was afraid to say ‘‘no’’ due to the possibility of physical harm
5(19.2%)
I wanted to hurt/humiliate the person
0(0.0%)
I wanted to make money
2(7.7%)
I wanted to feel closer to God
4(15.4%)
I wanted to breakup another’s relationship
3(11.5%)
I wanted to be used or degraded
4(15.4%)
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