How Your Political Views Shape Who You’re Attracted To — Sex And Psychology

Generally speaking, people tend to select romantic partners who hold similar political views. For example, consider a recent study in which researchers looked at party registration patterns of heterosexual married couples in 30 U.S. states [1]. What they found was that male and female partners were registered with the same party in 70 percent of households; […]

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The Most Fantasized About Male and Female Celebrities — Sex And Psychology

Who’s your celebrity crush? I surveyed more than 4,000 American adults about their sexual fantasies for my book Tell Me What You Want and, among other things, I asked them who they were fantasizing about. In the images below, I focus on fantasies about the rich and famous and present the results separately for male […]

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Win Signed Copies of Tell Me What You Want for You and a Friend! — Sex And Psychology

I am honored and humbled by this tremendous response and wanted to take a moment to thank my readers for helping to make this book such a resounding success. I couldn’t have done it without you! I sincerely appreciate your support of both this book and the Sex and Psychology blog.  As a token of […]

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How Americans’ Views on Sexual Morality are Changing — Sex And Psychology

As this table reveals, perhaps the most dramatic change to occur is that a large majority of Americans now believe that gay and lesbian sexual relations are morally acceptable. Public opinion on this issue has shifted in a major way since 2001. Back then, most Americans believed that same-sex behavior was immoral; however, that has […]

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