Study: Women who have unprotected sex are happier due to jizz

by 6 years ago

Two researchers from SUNY Albany have made an observation that may not be good for safe sex advocates. According to their study, chemicals found in semen can reward female participants of unprotected sex with an elevated mood.

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Researchers Gordon Gallup and Rebecca Burch surveyed almost 300 women at the school to reach the finding that women who had unprotected sex were happier overall.

Using the Beck Depression Inventory mental health test, Gallup and Burch found that women engaging in unprotected oral sex or intercourse were happier on the whole.

Gallup and Burch’s hypothesis is that the presence of certain chemicals in semen (including estrone, oxytocin, cortisol, melanin, and serotonin) have a positive impact on the mental state of women exposed to the gentlemanly juices.

The study, published in the Archives of Sexual Favor, also found that women who did practice safe sex seemed universally unhappier. In another slap to the face of safe sex advocates, the women practicing safe sex were as unhappy as women who were abstinent.

It’s unclear if the happy condomless women taking part in the study were on birth control but, assuming the same principles apply, it seems like as good a reason as any to convince your committed girlfriend (*cough) to go on the pill. Or for white trash dudes to write off future child support payments as a charitable deduction. Hopefully both!

Does Semen Have Antidepressant Properties? [Springer via Gawker]
How Oral Sex or Having Sex Without a Condom Can Be Good For Women’s Health [Medical Daily]


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