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The Enduring Myth of ‘Complicated’ Female Sexuality

Research is questioning the notion that the sexual desire of women and men is inherently different

Allie Volpe
Elemental
Published in
9 min readApr 22, 2019

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WWhen it comes to sexual desire, men are the simpler species. Or so the conventional wisdom goes. They’re always thinking about sex and are perpetually ready to have it. Women’s carnal urges are more nuanced…

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Allie Volpe
Elemental

Writes about lifestyle, trends, and pop psychology for The Atlantic, New York Times, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Washington Post, and more.