Wow, to be a paid researcher in America to study the sexual behaviors of Americans. Where do I sign up? As a part of the National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior, researchers surveyed a national, representative sample of 5, people ages 14 to They recently published some of their initial findings in The Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Women are TWICE as likely to perform oral sex as men… but the stats are shockingly low for both
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A leading blog on the science of sex, love, and relationships, written by social psychologist Dr. Justin Lehmiller. Good question! Let me start by saying that oral sex has become an incredibly common sexual practice in the United States in recent years. In fact, nationally representative survey studies have routinely found that the vast majority of both men and women have engaged in this activity. Specifically,
Do You Like Giving Oral? 16 Women Share How They Really Feel About Performing Oral Sex
Whether you love it or hate it, you almost definitely have an opinion about giving oral sex. And if you're like many women, you might even love it and hate it at the same time. Getting to the heart of the matter with oral sex is complex, because there's more than just physical sensations in play — there's also a complicated power dynamic at work. Sometimes, the person on the receiving end of oral sex is being pleasured, but also feels very vulnerable; meanwhile the giver, though performing an act that usually won't provide them with any direct physical pleasure, holds almost of the power in the situation.
Oral sex has become more commonplace in sexual encounters among people of all ages. Prior to the Sexual Revolution of the s, it was just considered taboo, an act reserved for homosexuals or prostitution. So, when it comes to giving and receiving oral sex , does one gender find it more pleasurable than the other? Of the students who were heterosexual, and who had at least one sexual experience in the past, about 70 percent of both sexes reported having oral sex.