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The Biggest Misconception About Sex

February 15, 2019 by Justin Lehmiller

There are a LOT of things that people get wrong when it comes to sex and relationships. As someone who studies these topics for a living, I’ve noticed that some false beliefs are more common than others, though.

In this video below, which I filmed as part of the Alpha Omega Project, I was asked to share what I see as one of the biggest misconceptions about sex and discuss what the research actually shows.

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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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