Heterosexual Men’s Sexual Desire: Supported by, or Deviating from, Traditional Masculinity Norms and Sexual Scripts?

  title={Heterosexual Men’s Sexual Desire: Supported by, or Deviating from, Traditional Masculinity Norms and Sexual Scripts?},
  author={Sarah H. Murray},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  • Sarah H. Murray
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • Sex Roles
  • Sexual script theory and masculinity theory suggest that men should demonstrate high levels of desire in order to abide by social norms and expectations. The current study explored the degree to which men’s descriptions of their sexual desire supported or deviated from these theories’ propositions. Thirty men between the ages of 30 and 65 (Mage = 42.83) in heterosexual long-term relationships (Mduration = 13 years, 4 months, range = 2 years, 11 months – 39 years, 4 months) were interviewed… CONTINUE READING

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