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I never knew that up till now, what turns women on is still a big mystery. Newsweek ponders "The Puruit of Sexual Happiness" and wonders why women have sex.

The mystery of why women have sex, and what they want out of it, has long been an elusive study-something even Sigmund Freud called "the great question." Researchers have historically theorized that women's motives lie in love and commitment, while newer studies have shown they do it for pleasure, just like men. But women are complicated creatures: their sexual health is determined as much by their emotions as by their physical state, which might help explain why as many as 50 percent of women have trouble getting aroused. Yet while scientists, in recent years, have labored over the "how" of female desire, no major study, until now, has actually asked women to describe why they have sex in the first place.

In their new book, Why Women Have Sex,University of Texas psychologists Cindy Meston and David Buss aim to illuminate the complexities of women's sexual motivations through women's own words-an important step, they say, to better understanding how women can achieve sexual satisfaction.

Of course, what better way to find out than asking women what turns them on! Gee.

While men have sex for pleasure reasons, it is said that women have many motivations as to why they have sex which include altruistic sex (Or pity sex), revengeful sex, palliative sex ("I had a migraine


Source: Jezebel