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The Secret to Hap-Penis

Does Semen Make Women Happy?
By Daniel Tomasulo, Ph.D.

Does Semen Make Women Happy?Seems to me the basic conflict between men and women, sexually, is that men are like firemen. To men sex is an emergency, and no matter what we are doing we can be ready in two minutes. Women, on the other hand, are like fire. They are very exciting, but the conditions have to be exactly right for it to occur.”
~ Jerry Seinfeld

I just couldn’t decide if he was really sponge worthy.
~ Elaine, Fictional character on the TV show. Seinfeld

There seems to be rather compelling evidence that semen may be a natural antidepressant for women. The intriguing feature about this finding is that it emerged from research with lesbians.

In the September issue of Scientific American an article (see source below) focused on the many virtues of semen. No kidding. It would seem an article like this would be a comic’s dream to find. But even Jerry Seinfeld would have to give the facts a second look.

The McClintock effect, synchronization of menstrual periods, happens when groups of women of reproductive age all live or work together. We have known about this phenomenon for a long while, and have accepted that pheromones, secreted scents, are the factor regulating the hormones.

But this isn’t true of all women.

Researchers Gordon Gallup and Rebecca Burch tried to understand why the synchronization of periods did not occur with lesbians. The most obvious difference between the two groups is that the lesbians are not exposed to semen.

Could it be that the biochemical makeup of semen is such that when absorbed through the vagina it affects a woman’s hormones?

Sperm is suspended in semen and isn’t absorbed by the vagina. It makes up approximately 3% of the solution, but the rest of the seminal fluid has more than 4 dozen other chemicals. One of which is serotonin: The main neurotransmitter in antidepressants like Prozac Lexapro, Zoloft and Paxil. But wait—other mood enhancing chemicals are also present, like oxytocin, the “love hormone, “ which has been linked to such things as orgasm, social recognition, maternal instincts and anxiety reduction.

Gallup, Burch, and researcher Steven Platek surveyed nearly 300 college women on their levels of depression. They administered the standardized Beck Depression Inventory and compared women who typically used condoms or had no intercourse, to women whose vaginas were regularly exposed to semen.

Guess who was in a better mood?

They also struggled with fewer symptoms and had fewer episodes of depression.

But this isn’t a call for young women to have unprotected sex in an effort to feel better. Hardly. The walls of the vagina are highly absorptive. While that may make it easy for the feel-good elements to find their way in, it also makes sexually transmitted diseases much riskier. Naturally the risk of unplanned pregnancy (without other forms of birth control in place) is greatly increased without the use of a condom.

Naturally, as with all new research, more is going to be needed. But for now menopausal women, who are no longer at risk of becoming pregnant, and who are with partners free of STDs, might find something to smile about.

Reference

Bering, J. “An Ode to the Many Evolved Virtues of Human Semen,” Scientific American, Sept. 22, 2010.

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When Women Attack

Arrests in female rapists probe

DETECTIVES investigating a spate of kidnappings and sex attacks on male hitchhikers by female rapists have made three arrests.

Police seized 31 used condoms with semen after a chance breakthrough when a suspect vehicle was involved in an accident in Lower Gweru.

More than a dozen attacks, thought to be for ritual purposes, have been reported mainly in the Midlands and Masvingo provinces. A few more attacks have been reported in Harare and Mashonaland West.

Midlands police chief Senior Assistant Commissioner Charles Makono said officers at an accident scene had their suspicions aroused when three women, including the girlfriend of the vehicle’s driver, approached them with an odd request.

“They wanted the officers to allow them to collect a stash of used condoms which were located in the boot of the vehicle,
” said Chademana.

The three women, named as Rosemary Chakwizira, 24, Sophie Nhokwara, 26, and Netsai Nhokwara, 24, all from Mkoba 4, Gweru, were immediately arrested along with the male driver on suspicion of multiple counts of indecent assault.

The driver also faces culpable homicide charges after the fatal accident in which a pedestrian was run over and killed.

Now police are asking for victims to come forward to an identity parade to pick their attackers. Police also hope to match the semen to some of the victims through DNA testing.

Typically, male hitchhikers on Zimbabwe’s main highways are offered a lift. The drivers are sometimes male, but usually female.

The hitchhikers are then drugged – sometimes by having a cloth with a mystery substance pulled over the faces or through an injection – before they are driven to dark spots or safe houses where the attacks occur.

The victims are forced to be intimate with the female attackers, sometimes without protection, but where a condom is used, semen is collected.
Victims are typically stripped of their possessions before being dumped by the roadside.

In October last year, police chief Augustine Chihuri was forced to address the unusual crimes, warning that the rapists would be would “professionally dealt with accordingly without fear or favour”.

“Let me warn all social miscreants who are soiling the country’s social fabric, cultural norms and values by perpetrating abominable and weird activities of women sexually molesting men, sometimes at gunpoint, to stop the practices forthwith,” he warned.

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