Limited Resources in Sex

Limited Resources in Sex - Emotional Aphrodisiacs:...

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Marriage as the “death of passion” Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic motivation Extrinsic wins. Extrinsic motivation even reduces intrinsic, once you know it’s there. Getting paid to play a sport you love may mean that if the money stops, you’ll love playing a whole lot less. In marriage, sex is an extrinsic constraint . You are expected to have sex. (Married couples have less sex than cohabiting couples.) Novelty is a limited resource, but its flames can be fanned. “Start slow and go far.” Males seem to like novelty more than females. Passion and Intimacy: To keep the first alive, make sure you keep feeding the second. Go to The Erotic Mind (Jack Morin) The 4 Cornerstones of Eroticism: Violating Prohibitions Searching for Power Overcoming Ambivalence
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Unformatted text preview: Emotional Aphrodisiacs: Exuberance Satisfaction Closeness Anxiety Guilt Anger Stendhal: The pleasures of love are always in proportion to the fear. Rate your emotions during a peak turn-on experience: 1 2 3 4 Not at all Very Important important Exuberance ( joy, celebration, surprise, freedom,euphoria, pride, etc.) Satisfaction ( contentment, happiness, relaxation, security, etc.) Closeness ( love, tenderness, affection, connection, unity, oneness, appreciation, etc.) 1 1 2 3 4 Not at all Very important important Anxiety ( fear, vulnerability, weakness, worry, nervousness, etc.) Guilt ( remorse, naughtiness, dirtiness, shame, etc.) Anger ( hostility, contempt, hatred, resentment, revenge, etc.) Do your emotional aphrodisiacs surprise you? 2...
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course EDP 363 taught by Professor Brownstein during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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