Infographic: How A Man’s Body Image Affects His Sex Life

April 24, 2016 by Justin Lehmiller

How do guys feel about their own bodies? And does a man’s body image have any implications for his sex life? A new study published in the journal Psychology of Men & Masculinity sheds some light on these questions. The results suggest that many men are worried about how they look and that, for some of them, these concerns may be undermining their sex lives–however, these concerns appear to be more common among gay men compared to straight men. For a closer look at some of the key findings from this study, check out the infographic below.

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Dr. Justin Lehmiller
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Dr. Justin Lehmiller is a social psychologist and Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. He runs the Sex and Psychology blog and podcast and is author of the popular book Tell Me What You Want. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, and a prolific researcher who has published more than 50 academic works.

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