4. Semen is a Mood-Booster
Yes, really! Researchers found that women who engage in unprotected sex tended to show fewer depressive symptoms and an elevated mood compared to women who either always or usually used condoms or those who were celibate.
5. Cuddles Keep Men Faithful
According to research, it’s oxytocin, aka the “cuddle drug,” that keeps men from straying. Oxytocin is a brain chemical released during everything from a hug to a roll in the hay that bolds bonds and makes people feel closer to each other.
6. Your Friends Want to Sleep With You
Your boyfriend is right: that guy you think of “just like a brother” wants to sleep with you. One study found that men were more likely to want to date/sleep with their female friends than the other way around, even men who were already in a romantic relationship. They also assumed their female friends were more sexually interested in them than the women actually were.