Experiences with Diverse Sex Toys Among German Heterosexual Adults: Findings From a National Online Survey

@article{Dring2019ExperiencesWD,
  title={Experiences with Diverse Sex Toys Among German Heterosexual Adults: Findings From a National Online Survey},
  author={Nicola D{\"o}ring and Sandra Poeschl},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  year={2019},
  volume={57},
  pages={885 - 896}
}
ABSTRACT Studies from English-speaking countries show that sex toy use is common in various populations and often associated with sexual well-being. Empirical data on sex toy use and perceived effects in other countries is still missing. Based on the Positive Sexuality framework and the Positive Technology framework, this study documented the prevalence of sex toy use in solo and partnered sex among heterosexual-identified women and men in Germany, as well as perceived positive and/or negative… 

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