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Lobster: Better than an orgasm?
That’s what more than 2 in 5 women would say, according to a recent (unscientific) survey directed by Havas Worldwide, an advertising company, and Market Probe International, a market research company.
In the survey of nearly 12,000 people worldwide, about half of both men and women said they thought eating could be as pleasurable as sex.
To top off that romantic stat, the researchers also forced the subjects to pick (hypothetically) between sex and an excellent dinner at a restaurant. Given the choice, 42 percent of the women would take the dinner, please. That’s compared to just 26 percent of men.
Those figures didn’t shock sex researcher Nicole Prause, Ph.D., founder of Liberos, a sex research and biotechnology company in Los Angeles.
“Intercourse is taxing on the body, especially for women,” Prause says.
It requires energy, like exercise. And then there’s this fun fact: Women always experience microtears in the vulva from sex, she says.
Enjoying a nice lobster tail, on the other hand? Not so taxing.
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