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Keeping the Spark Alive – The Science Of Sex Podcast Ep. 34!

How can couples keep desire alive in long-term relationships?

Goes Deeper

Earlier this year, the Journal of Sex Research published a paper that reviewed research from 64 empirical articles all of which tried to answer the question of how to maintain sexual desire in long term relationships. To discuss the results of this research, we spoke with one of the lead authors of the paper, Dr. Kristen Mark.

Dr. Kristen Mark is an Associate Professor in Health Promotion at the University of Kentucky. She is also the Director of the Sexual Health Promotion Lab and the Faculty Fellow for the Office of LGBTQ* Resources. Dr. Mark’s research centers around sexual well-being with an emphasis on the importance of sexual pleasure and satisfaction to the study of sexual health. Her work has been published in over 50 peer reviewed academic journals and she has presented her work at more than 100 national and international conferences. She also regularly contributes to popular media outlets to digest scientific findings for the public. To learn more about Dr. Mark, visit her website: www.kristenmark.com

Foreplay

The U.S. fertility rate is the lowest it’s been in 40 years and the decline is sharpest for minority women. This could be due to the fact that having children is extremely expensive in the U.S. with new families receiving little no government aid when a child is born, unlike some European countries.

Apparently, Netflix might not be the best thing to do with your significant otherA new study proclaims that couples getting into bed and watching their own shows on different devices could be cutting down on romantic time. A previous study reported that couples were less interested in being intimate due to watching TV in bed.

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Are women who carry condoms judged for it? Apparently, not by other women. According to a study with a sample of about 300 female Canadian undergrads, women rate female carriers more favorably than male carriers and believe that their female peers would do the same (or at least that they would not differently rate a condom carrier based on gender.) However, women don’t believe that men would agree with them on these ratings--the participants in this study thought that men would rate female condom carriers less favorably than male ones! Despite this last finding, participants in this study do not believe that society would harbor strong negative views toward either male or female condom carriers--which is perhaps a reflection of their status as college-educated.
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link to study: ow.ly/Kndx30mV47C
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