Supersexualised market and the new Body Politic
The supersexualised market and its
mindless validation encourage the assumption that feminist and all
equalitarian struggles have ended, that equality for all women and
men has been achieved, and the deserving lot can now have anything
they want. Its sexy-selfish template trivialises all social
London: Couples who
have sex before marriage are less likely to have long and happy
relationships, a study has found.
Researchers from New York's Cornell University say it is better to
abstain early on in a courtship or build up a gradual sexual
relationship, according to the Daily Mail.
The study looked at the effects of sex before marriage, and found
that early sexual satisfaction stunts the development of key
ingredients of a healthy relationship, including caring and
The study asked 600 couples, all with the woman under the age of
45, about their relationships, including commitment, intimacy,
sexual satisfaction, communication and conflict, the daily said.
The results were much higher for women when sex was delayed for
one month, while scores for the men followed a similar trend.
"Precocious, premarital sexual activities may have lasting effects
on relationship quality," the study said.
"Courtship is a time for exploration and decision-making about the
relationship, when partners assess compatibility, make commitments
and building on emotional and physical intimacy."
"The postponement of sexual involvement is associated with higher
levels of relationship quality," the study said.