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May 29, 2007

Ahem: Women Who Engage In Condom-Free Sex Happier

They don't call it joy juice for nothin'.

I'll tuck the filthy quotes beyond the jump.

Here's the title, though:

Crying Over Spilled Semen
Why women who don't use condoms feel happier.

You've been warned.


The finding that women who do not use condoms during sex are less depressed and less likely to attempt suicide than are women who have sex with condoms and women who are not sexually active, leads one researcher to conclude that semen contains powerful—and potentially ddictive—mood-altering chemicals.

Study author Gordon G. Gallup, Ph.D., a psychologist at the State University of New York in Albany, also found that women who routinely had intercourse without condoms became increasingly depressed as more time elapsed since their last sexual encounter. There was no such correlation for women whose partners regularly used condoms.

Gallup's survey of 293 college women also found that those who did not use condoms were most likely to initiate sex and to seek out new partners as soon as a relationship ended. "These women are more vulnerable to the rebound effect, which suggests that there is a chemical dependency," says Gallup.

Semen contains hormones including testosterone, estrogen, prolactin, luteinizing hormone and prostaglandins, and some of these are absorbed through the walls of the vagina and are known to elevate mood.

...

Gallup says he has since replicated the findings with a sample of 700 women and will examine whether "semen withdrawal" places women at an increased risk for depression...


I think I speak for all the men on this blog when I say ladies, You're welcome.

In related news, Amanda Marcotte has again taken up her old hobby of cutting on her thighs.

Incidentally, for those who doubt this report, please be aware it carries the official seal of the American Association of Behavioral Psychologists:


Flappy, The Bareback-Humpin', Uprotected-Uglies-Bumpin'
Rocketsauce-Pumpin' Raptor of Love

...so you know it must be legit.

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