SWM024: Why Do Men Think Sex is a Reward?
Often men see sex as a reward, even when it’s not intended for one. Conversely, if they don’t have sex, sometimes they feel punished, or that they failed at something. Why is this? I think there are three reasons:
- Hormones – specifically dopamine, the “reward” hormone.
- Society – We’re taught that sex = winning
- Sex is a big part of being male
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