Women’s Luteal-Phase Sexual Proceptivity and the Functions of Extended Sexuality

@article{Grebe2013WomensLS,
  title={Women’s Luteal-Phase Sexual Proceptivity and the Functions of Extended Sexuality},
  author={Nicholas M. Grebe and Steven W. Gangestad and Christine E. Garver-Apgar and Randy Thornhill},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={24},
  pages={2106 - 2110}
}
Women’s sexuality, unlike that of most mammals, is not solely defined by sexual receptivity during the short window of fertility. Women demonstrate extended sexuality (in which they initiate and accept sexual advances outside of the fertile phase) more than any other mammalian female. In this light, surprisingly little research has addressed the functions of women’s luteal-phase sexuality. On the basis of theory and comparative evidence, we propose that women’s initiation of sex during… 

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