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Fun named Germans' main motivator for sex

The Local · 12 Apr 2011, 08:55

Published: 12 Apr 2011 08:55 GMT+02:00

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In answer to the question, “Why do you have sex?” some 77 percent named the fun factor as their main priority, women’s magazine Emotion reported on Monday in Hamburg.

Meanwhile, 65 percent said they pursued sex for a sense of closeness.

Overall, 41 percent said they did it to feel desired. But when the magazine broke that question down by gender, almost half of women named that as their main goal, while just 34 percent of men said the same.

Another four percent named boredom as their motive for sex, but for those between 19 and 29 that number rose to about 10 percent.

Among divorced respondents, some 16 percent said they had sex out of fear that their partner would otherwise be unfaithful. Overall this fear spurred four percent of those questioned to hop into the sack.

But there were also major differences in sexual motivation between states. While 96 percent of respondents in the northern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania said fun was their prime sexual motivator, just two-thirds said the same in Rhineland-Palatinate.

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Research institute Forsa questioned 1,005 men and women between age 18 and 64 for the poll.


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Your comments about this article

12:47 April 12, 2011 by Altdude
Some other answers:

So I don't explode.

You mean, I have a choice?

Apprenticeship to be a porn star.

Uh, to procreate (Bayern only).

Because she won't untie me 'til I do it.

To get my money's worth in the Laufhaus.

A voice in my head makes me.

And, the unredoubtable, "All of the above."
13:21 April 12, 2011 by T Gonzaga
Fun...motivator for sex???????????? I imagine they really meant pleasure, no???????????
16:08 April 12, 2011 by Gretl
Altdude - great list...even explaining Bayern's issues!
16:33 April 12, 2011 by msbeautifool
oh yes, the itch.
17:36 April 12, 2011 by DinhoPilot
Whoa... people need motives to bone their partner... ^^

Oh let's have fun... bang...no joy.

No wonder why game consoles like the Wiiiiiiiii sold crazy and divorce is on the rise...
19:51 April 12, 2011 by Ludinwolf
Porn is on rise, Wii is on rise, divorce is on rise... individuality is on rise.

I am a bit conservative. I believe that having a shag is fun, but this fun comes first cuz i like/really like or love my girl. Of course i ve been out looking for 'fun' ... only fun. But in general terms, making sex cuz it s fun seems to me that ppl have nothing more in their heads really. . . after you get there... what s next then? nothing isnt it?like dinhopilot said... bang!! and then? Human emotions are condemned in some contries... so bang!!! lol
21:10 April 12, 2011 by whpmgr
And so is the price of no morals and total freedom to be wicked or just plain shallow..

I am currently wondering how I, as a newly freed man, will get along in this world. It has been 20 years for me and it is not the same as I was used to.
23:15 April 12, 2011 by dcgi
What the hell is going on with that foot on the right?! o_O
23:39 April 12, 2011 by Altdude

after you get there... what s next then?

A cigarette and a doner teller works for me.
23:44 April 12, 2011 by wxman
People screw because it's fun? Really? Who's the gullible nitwit that paid for this rocket science study?
13:30 April 13, 2011 by FuninBW2011
Normally Stuttgarters are way too serious for fun, I think I might be taking a trip to Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania!
05:45 April 14, 2011 by volvoman9
This as opposed to not having fun? @whpmgr It's like riding a bicycle. It is what you make it and perversion is it's own reward. @ dogi; I was wondering the same thing.
06:58 April 15, 2011 by Universalismus
Sie sagen Spaß?? Einfach nur spaß haben?

Bayern idiots with their stupid spaß smiles.




No one, its simply just the 80 plus million repressed (minus Berlin) will-have-sex-with-you-only-if-youre-fun-positive-driven Germans.

Germany is depressed by nature. Remain 3 months indoors having fun, walking up walls, painting your face, screaming for fun, without sun because its freezing outside and cant go out, and youre a candidate for fun to have wild sex. Die Bayerische Dumpfbacken. Baden Würrtemberg forever.


Stuttgarters are more natural than Müncheners thats for sure. Delusional Bavarians smile,smile,smile,smile,smile. Nur positiv denken! Nur weiter machen! Sonst, sonst, sonst bist du depressiv!

How big is Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania the size of a peanut? I bet they chase each other wide arms up in the air naked talking quatsch all day. Thats how they get their fun sex.
23:56 April 15, 2011 by Curmudgeon
"Germany is depressed by nature."

65 years of occupation will do that. When Germans can be German again, the depression will end.
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