Our Brains on Sex: How Men and Women Think About the Dirty Differently

They say women are from Venus and men are from Mars but how does that theory play out when it comes to thinking about sex? (11 Photos)

Gina Roberts-Grey on Sep 11, 2012 at 1:46PM

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Our Brains on Sex: How Men and Women Think About the Dirty Differently

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Women Are in the Mood to Talk After a Fight

You’re crying. You’re screaming. Is it any wonder why you don’t feel particularly hot and bothered right after a fight?

“Women need to resolve conflict completely before they can move on and feel sexual. They need to feel that any conflict in their relationship is minimal and manageable,” says Orbuch.

After a fight, women need reassurance that the man isn't going to abandon her, adds Lieberman. “Once she feels reassured by talking or cuddling, then she is open to sex that is slow, affectionate and passionate.” Gentle is key!

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