Also of Interest. Bergner and others might chalk these findings up to society's sexual double standard: Instead, focus on "loveplay" — extended, gentle, playful, whole-body caressing. But he gives a wonderful example of it in action when he presents the case of Isabel, a lawyer in her early thirties whose sex life with her boyfriend falls flat, a defect in their relationship that does not prevent her from agreeing to marry him. When men and women monitor their sexual urges over a seven-day period, men report having twice as many sexual urges as women do. And then — well, you get the idea. It defines who we aim to be romantically; it dictates the shape of our families, or at least it dictates our domestic dreams; it molds our beliefs about what it means to be a good parents. Forget foreplay. His new book, which chronicles his "adventures in the science of female desire," has made quite a splash for apparently exploding the myth that female sexual desire is any less ravenous than male sexual desire. For couples who have been together more than one year, the average is once a week. For instance, in one study, researchers compared the attitudes toward sex of people who came of age before and after the sexual revolution of the s; they found that women's attitudes changed more than men's. In contrast, T was negatively correlated with dyadic desire in women, but only when cortisol and perceived social stress were controlled. Replicating past findings, no significant correlations between T and desire in men were apparent, but these analyses showed that the null association remained even when psychological and confound variables were controlled. That is, they refuse many offers or chances for sexual activity. Catholic clergy are a group of people who have imposed the exact same constraint of chastity upon themselves, removing any sort of double standard.