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June 30, 2005 Keeping An Open Mind

Last month's newsletter on Chronic Stress generated quite a few questions  about the subject. It seems that many readers could relate to the topic. Although this month's focus is not meant to provoke stress it can certainly have that effect.

July marks the real beginning of summer for most people. Kids are out of school, vacations are imminent and the stresses of everyday life seem a little smaller, at least for some. Summer is also the time where a great many people seem more apt to let themselves go and become less inhibited.

Many surveys show that people are inclined to have more sex during the summer than at other times of the year. It could be that this time of year lends itself to feelings of being free and easy.

Given that consideration I thought it a good time to write about sex. Regardless of the season sex is always a volatile topic. In this issue you can take the sexual compatibility quiz to see how compatible you and your partner are.  In true summer spirit it is meant for your amusement so don’t take it too seriously. Just answer the questions and have fun.

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Sexual Compatibilty Quiz

Please comment on each statement with one of the following: Completely Agree (5 points); Sometimes Agree (4 points); Neutral, (3 points) or Never Agree (2 points).  When you are finished commenting on all the statements add up your individual score and check the score key at the end of the quiz for your compatibilty score.

1. Each partner must always be enthusiastic about having sex.
2. Each partner must be willing to initiate sex.
3. Setting specific time aside for sex is necessary.
4. I want my partner to be spontaneous when it comes to sex.
5. I would understand if my partner was not in the mood for sex.
6. It is best if a couple is direct with each other about their sexual needs.
7. Once an emotional commitment is made fidelity is expected.
8. Sex can be both playful as well as serious.
9. Being sexual with each other often involves more than just the sexual act.
10. Each partner needs to feel satisfied that they are enjoying sex equally.
11. Both partners should be open to sexual experimentation.
12. I ...
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