Sexual arousal is the feeling humans and animals get when they are ready to have sexual intercourse. Someone who can only get sexually aroused after forming an emotional bond with someone is called a demisexual.
Sexual arousal in people[change | change source]
When people become sexually aroused, their bodies change in certain ways.
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Animals[change | change source]
Animal sexuality is not very well understood today, but scientists are sure that animals do get sexually aroused without having sexual intercourse. Dolphins and Bonobos both use sex as a "social tool to strengthen and maintain bonds."
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References[change | change source]
- McAlister, Jodi. "‘That complete fusion of spirit as well as body’: Heroines, heroes, desire and compulsory demisexuality in the Harlequin Mills & Boon romance novel." Australasian journal of popular culture 3.3 (2014): 299-310.
- "Human Sexuality - MSN Encarta". Archived from the original on 2008-12-06. Retrieved 2008-08-16.
- McCarey, Kevin (writer) (1999). Dolphins: The wild side (Documentary). USA: National Geographic Television. Archived from the original on 2009-08-15. Retrieved 2007-04-24. "Like humans and some chimpanzees, dolphins use sex for reasons other than procreation. Sex is as frequent as it is casual, a social tool used to strengthen and maintain bonds."'Dolphins: The wild side' on IMDb