Perhaps the itch of sex has little to do with intimacy, and more to do with relieving the irritation. But oh! what a lovely feeling it is.
Excerpt from Mail Online article on women’s testosterone research, published in the Journal Archives of Sexual Behavior.
“women with higher testosterone were less likely to want sex with someone. Although it may seem counter-intuitive it fits with previous studies that have found women in long-term relationships have lower testosterone.
It could be that the hormone drives them to find a partner to be close to rather than just have sex with, van Anders said. Or it may be that higher testosterone reflects higher stress in women rather than a higher sexual drive.
She told LiveScience.com: ‘When you’re saying you desire sexuality with another person, what are you desiring and are people desiring different things sometimes?
‘Are some people more desiring to be with their partner, to give their partner pleasure, to have a routine, or for their own pleasure?’”