Sexual foreplay: what’s in it for men? Sexual foreplay means more sex, and that’s something any guy can get into, explains Sean Elder at WebMD.
… A lot of men don’t think they’ve had sex unless they have had full-on sexual intercourse — the meat and potatoes of many men’s sex lives, if not the steak and lobster. Skeptical as they are of the nourishment value of the proverbial small plates, they tend to rush toward the entrée and insist they’re not really dining otherwise. They don’t see the value of sexual foreplay in lovemaking — the well-placed nibble and stroke, the suckle and bite — even if that is what women often want.
Why Men Have a Fear of Foreplay
If you missed that article in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, you are not alone. A sensitive, well-read man may indeed have encountered this notion of sexual pleasure, but most of us have probably filed it under Forget. “I think it’s fair to say men are still afraid of women’s bodies,” says Mark Epstein, MD, a psychiatrist in private practice in Manhattan and author of Open to Desire: Embracing a Lust for Life. “Exploration of female sexuality is still something that can be perfected.” Read more