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One In Seven Americans Has Had A Threesome And One In Five Finds Them Appealing

Threesomes get held up as the typical male fantasy fairly often in media. But, what does the research suggest about who actually shares this fantasy, and how many people are actually having threesomes?

Luckily, a new study just came out about this exact topic (and more!):

With a new study published by Debbie Herbenick and colleagues in the journal PLOS ONE that uses a nationally representative sample of over 2,000 U.S. adults aged 18+, we no longer have to live in the dark when it comes to the prevalence and the appeal of 30+ different sexual behaviors, everything from wearing sexy lingerie to sexting to spanking.

I’ve broken down the #legitsexscience for you in this articles for Forbes.

What tidbit surprises you most in the research? Let me know in the comments!

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What #personality traits predict interest in #consensualnonmonogamy (#CNM)? A new study with a sample of about 100 #LGB people (67% women; 55% in a #monogamous #relationship) identifies two #bigfive factors in particular: openness to experience (appreciation for variety of experience), and #conscientiousness (tendency for self-discipline). Specifically, openness to experience predicts positive attitudes and greater desire to engage in CNM; conscientiousness predicts negative attitudes and less willingness. The takeaway? The practice of #nonmonogamy is common among #bisexual, #lesbian, and #gay individuals, and can be partly explained by personality antecedents.
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Link to study: ow.ly/IUBr30fSrz7
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