A sexual fantasy or erotic fantasy is a mental image or pattern of thought that stirs a person's sexuality and can create or enhance sexual arousal. Anything that may give rise to a sexual arousal may also produce a sexual fantasy, and sexual arousal may in turn give rise to fantasies. Sexual fantasies are nearly universal,  being reported in many societies across the globe. However, because of the nature of some fantasies, the actual putting of such fantasies into action is far less common, due to cultural, social, moral, and religious constraints. Some people find it convenient to act out fantasies through sexual roleplay.
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Now, we have a better idea of what they are thinking about, thanks to a recently published study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. A team of researchers at the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres asked a pool of 1, men and women, living in the province of Quebec, what they fantasized about sexually. The participants were anywhere from 18 to 77 years old, and the average age was 30 years. Though the answers are not from a culturally diverse group, they still offer an interesting sample. Of the men studied, 1.
A popular theme within digital gaydom is to talk about straight men who have gay sex fantasies. And thanks to recent scientific research, we now have a better understanding why. According to a peer reviewed study appearing in the Archives of Sexual Behavior , these types of homoerotic fantasies can happen to any man, regardless of sexual orientation. Much of this to do with a hormone called progesterone , a brain chemical that is produced in the pituitary gland and present in both women and men. More: Straight guy has gay fantasy dream.
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