Today Swedish media Aftonbladet revealed sexual activities in Sweden. The statistical representative study* conducted by United Mind was a web based survey that targeted 3,000 swedes in a random selection within the age group 18-74.
It was 17 years ago a similar kind of study was made in Sweden. Thus, now we can for the first time compare Swedish sexual behaviour and how it has changed since the previous study that was done in 1996.
Aftonbladet presents that since 1996 sexual activity has decreased with 24 percent. Respondents claim lack of sexual desire. This is in particular true for the younger participants. Here is my first summary of the research:
- 1/3 of respondents had no sex at all during the past month
- only 14 percent think they have an excellent sex life
- 49 percent have a sex life that sucks (answering their sex life is bad or they are indifferent)
- only 8 percent find an increase of desire for their partner
- 30 percent thinks that desire for their partner has decreased or they don’t know if they have one
- less sexual desire to their partner seems is related to stress, health problems or no excitement
- the major reason for not having sexual desire is related to – not having enough sex
- only 1 percent said they lack orgasm
Presenting this results is considered to be an adult educational activity since its revealing a social problem. People are more socially exhausted today, experience more stress and lack of sexual drive and desire what we call libido.
It’s a fact that we are living in a society where we have an increased objectification around sex and porn that results in impotent behaviour due to that the reality is not a turn on any longer.
The research is indicating what the OneTaste industry around female orgasm already knew. There is an alarming trend going on in our society which results in lack of sex drive.
This will have consequences for the development of our self, our capacity to thrive in life. As as Maslow expressed in his hierarchy of needs, sex is one of our basic instincts. It has to be satisfied before we can develop higher needs, like self-development.
Orgasmic Meditation is a practice where you can learn what it means to feel your desire again, to discover your inner turn on and to find your voice asking for what you want. The solution is not more external objectification instead it is to start listening inward – to yourself and your sensations.
This is the reason why I plead for coming back to discovering the basics of who we are as human beings in the practice of Orgasmic Meditation. Here you will start the practice of really deep listening – what is your orgasm saying?
Here you will find the solution to the desire disorder problem revealed now even in Sweden.
*Note that the study did for various reason not fully reach a representative participation of people who are not fully fluent in the Swedish language. Thus immigrant population seems to be under represented.
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