Men are supposed to always be ready for some sexual action, no foreplay required; whereas women are just the opposite, preferring to get “warmed up” before intercourse. Right? No! It’s never a good idea to deal in absolutes or to throw around the term “always,” and talking about so-called sexual norms is alienating. Because our society has these fairly rigid expectations about what normal female and male sexual behavior should be, people who don’t fit into these stereotypes might feel like something is “wrong” with them. These gendered stereotypes also leave out people who do not fit into the categories of male and female and people who are asexual.

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