Your extensive sexual experience and sexual partners may cause your attractiveness to deteriorate and this applies to both sexes.
A study published in The Journal of Sex Research
discusses a deep understanding in the concurrence of promiscuity with an unabated trend within the hookup culture; or so we thought.
The researchers from Swansea University in Wales gathered 188 participants using an online survey. They were asked to rate their willingness to engage in a relationship with a hypothetical individual with a specified number of past sexual partners, ranging from 0 to 60+.
The results showed that at a certain point, both sexes prefer to get involved with individuals with an acceptable number of sexual partners but the ratings decline as the numbers go farther up. This means that a sexual experience is preferable only to a certain extent.
Another result showed in terms of how men and women sees their involvement in short-term and long-term relationships. Men have no qualms in getting involved in both short-term and long-term relationships while women still prefers long-term over the short ones.
Also, men turn out to be most forgiving in getting involved with someone who has none or at fewer than two sexual partners while women prefer someone who at least has a sexual experience and more than two sexual partners in the past.
In long-term relationships, both sexes give ratings that fall on a decline as the number of sexual partners of the targeted individual grows.
In short-term, men are more willing to be in a short-term relationship and they are also more tolerating to someone who has a higher number of sexual partners.
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Those individuals with an unrestricted sexual orientation may still want to get involved with another individual regardless of how many sexual partners that individual had had in the past.
The study itself may however be be limited in terms of the demographics of individuals involved in the survey. The participants belong to (WEIRD), Western, Educated, Individualistic, Rich and Democratic nation.