Friday, November 9, 2007

Study confirms sex is better than masturbation


  • Normal intercourse results in greater satisfaction, better intimacy, promotes more trust with passion and real love.
  • Hanky panky without intercourse does not give true satisfaction and is less intimate, passionate and loving.
  • Masturbation does not result in effective satisfaction, is less intimate and does not promote trust, genuine passion or love.

These are the outcomes of a new study of Portuguese women looking at relationship quality and sexual activity.

Satisfaction increased as masturbation decreased and penis-vagina sex increased.

Now what’s so new about that? Nothing I guess! But someone had to find out for sciences sake. Anyone’s that’s had sex with a partner and compared that with hanky panky without penis-vagina penetration will know what’s better. Additionally, masturbation just does not compare.

No mention is made of sexual orientation. One assumes the women were heterosexual. Lesbian’s may have a different perspective on these activities.

What do you think? Do you agree?

Research by Rui Miguel Costa & Stuart Brody called ‘Women’s Relationship Quality is Associated with Specifically Penile-Vaginal Intercourse Orgasm and Frequency’ in the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy (July 2007).

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