This article was written by Kelly Gonsalves, sex and relationships editor of Mindbodygreen. It is a write up of one of my research studies. Here is just a short excerpt: the full article can be accessed here.
Sex with a stranger or a new flame can be thrilling, but there’s something to be said for the kind of intimate, comfortable, deeply connected sex you can have with a committed partner you’ve been with for years. A lot of research has demonstrated that commitment is associated with higher sexual satisfaction, such that a person enjoys sex more when they’re having it with a person they’re committed to.
Here’s the question, though: Does commitment make sex better, or does good sex make you more committed?
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