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From: Cleo Magazine

Five sex myths busted

Cleo Magazine:

Men think about sex more than women. Men want more sexual partners than women do. Would you bet your morning latte that these statements are true?

If so, you might have to say goodbye to your hot cup of caffeine. A study by a group of US psychologists has found these beliefs, plus three other common sex myths, aren’t necessarily true.

Prepare to have your mind blown (a poor choice of words, perhaps? But we’re gonna go with it) as we debunk five commonly held beliefs about sex.

Myth #1: Men look for sexy, women look for status
Evolutionary logic would have us believe that men want physically phenomenal partners who will provide them with physically phenomenal offspring. And women want a man with wealth or status, because he’ll make a good provider. While some of us might have vague preferences for these traits in a mate, a 2008 study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology which placed research participants in a speed-dating scenario found when face-to-face with a potential partner, these ideals didn’t hold up.

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