Why do women have less sex drive than men?

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For men, sex is mainly physiological. Women give more considerations than men to psychological and social matters for sex. Intimacy and love play a role in women’s sexual desire.

The conventional wisdom is that men have more sex drive than women although some people argue against it. They say women’s libido is stronger but hidden.

In fact, the popular belief is right. A number of researches have confirmed that. All studies and surveys reveal that men’s libido not only than women’s and men are more direct in their sex demand. However, the study suggests “women’s libidos are much harder to pin down”.

Why do men have less sex drive than men?

Women’s sex drives are lower because their libidos are not just biological. Unlike men, their libidos are also associated with social and cultural aspects. Women’s sexual desires are far more influenced by their environments than men. They are the ones who get pregnant. They need to choose their partners carefully. When they need to take into considerations, their sex desires drop.

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For men, sex is mostly about biology and hormones. Sexuality has biological, psychological, and social aspects. Women give more importance to psychological factors than men.

Men’s sexual dysfunctions are mainly about the lack of sustained erections while the lack of sexual desire is the main reason for sexual dysfunction among women.

The study of British sexual Attitudes finds that women are much more likely than men to lose interest in sex when living with a partner.

Men can have sex at any time and any place without emotions. But women are sensitive to emotions and feelings.

Testosterone may be related to women’s sexual drive. Testosterone hormone is necessary for men’s sex drive. Testosterone is also a women’s ovaries and adrenal glands. Scientists have not proved yet if testosterone is related to women’s sexual desire. The study Aalborg University in Denmark reveals that those women who have less testosterone have less sexual desire.

Women come less frequently than men in sex. Men can get almost certainly in every sexual encounter. They get orgasm within 2 to 6 minutes. Women take more than 10 minutes if they get to orgasm. The uncertainty of orgasm also makes women less interested in sex

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Obaidul Karim Khan

Danish small business owner, sexuality educator, blogger, founder of this site. Top writer on Quora and Medium. Provide sex education and counseling. as a volunteer. I follow always the latest research about sex