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You might have more in common with your partner than you know.
According to a study published last year in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, men and women share a surprising number of sexual fantasies.
For the study, researchers asked 1,516 men and women living in Quebec (most of whom were between the ages of 20 and 40), what they fantasized about.
The study group’s answers are by no means comprehensive or culturally diverse. However, they offer an interesting peek into a part of the human mind that is largely unexplored.
Participants completed an online survey where they responded to 55 statements about their sexual fantasies using a number scale to rate the intensity of each fantasy.
Not surprisingly, the top 10 most popular fantasies among men and women were different. But each gender’s top 10 list had five fantasies in common, which are color-coded in the two graphics below: