One of the more unexpected lessons the universe offered up last week is that the spectrum of male attitudes toward cunnilingus is anchored by DJ Khaled on one end, with the Rock holding down the other. Which is something sex researchers already knew well, at least when it comes to heterosexual relationships a study published last year in the Journal of Sex Research found that both men and women in same-sex couples have oral sex more frequently than those in opposite-sex couples, and that women, in particular, were more likely to enjoy it. According to the National Survey of Family Growth, a nationally representative survey of adults in the U. In a study published last year. We talked to 11 sex therapists about gender imbalances in oral sex, what they hear about it from the people they see particularly among heterosexual couples , and the advice they give when they see it causing an issue in relationships. There are certainly cohorts of men who feel entitled to oral stimulation, yet are unmotivated to return the favor.
The other day I strolled into one of my favorite second-hand book stores looking for treasures. I went straight to the sex shelf, the one next to the self-improvement and psychology. I was specifically after books about fellatio, or about oral sex generally, as I was planning to write a blog post as a response to one of my readers. Plus, a book about giving oral pleasure can be fun to have, no? There were three books about the topic. Guess which one I got? I was too embarrassed.
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Women now enjoy receiving oral sex more than any other type of sexual activity, research suggests. This is because cunnilingus has become a mainstream sexual activity, reflecting a change in the tide of sexual behaviour. The sexual activity is becoming increasingly common for young women and is a fundamental part of the 21st Century sexual revolution, University of Alberta researcher Brea Malacad www. All the women in her study of year olds who'd had sex also had oral sex, she found. Most women who had oral sex did so because they enjoyed it.