Colleague's E-mail is Invalid. Your message has been successfully sent to your colleague. Save my selection. China, E-mail: hzang hotmail. China, E-mail: scdoctor The work cannot be changed in any way or used commercially without permission from the journal. To assess sexual activity, sexual function , and their correlation with vaginal maturation status among middle-aged Chinese women. A cross-sectional study with comparisons across age groups was carried out. In all, women aged 45 to 60 years were recruited into three groups: 45 to 50 youngest group , 51 to 55 intermediate group , and 56 to 60 years old eldest group.
Health Vol. How Do the Chinese Make Love? A Community Based Survey in China. Received 28 February ; revised 1 April ; accepted 10 April Aims: To investigate how the Chinese make love. Methods: From Jan.
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Throughout the course of history, sex and power have often been associated with each other, however, few would equate the sex act as being a significant part of the religious experience other than for the miracle of birth. But in ancient China, the universe was thought to be a living organism consisting of the duality of negative and positive energy yin and yang in which all life was dependent. To function harmoniously with the cosmos, mankind developed strict laws regarding planetary alignment, seasonal changes, geography, the location of one's home and furnishings feng shui , herbal remedies, laws concerning health, longevity and stamina and perhaps most important, sexual intercourse. Like the universe, intercourse was viewed as a microcosm representing the union of powerful male and female forces of cosmic and natural energy, namely yin feminine and yang masculine. In complying with the strict rules regarding sexual practice, the sex act was considered preventative and energetic medicine, assisting with longevity, stamina, immune enhancement, and a positive force to a host of physical, emotional, and spiritual factors. In ancient China, sexual practices were "learned" from the emperor, who served as a role model for virtually all males when it came to sexual practices. Even though the emperor was in a class by himself with the sheer numbers of females at his command, the average Chinese gentleman in the ancient dynasties fashioned himself after the Heavenly One, as the emperor was referred to.
Man and two women Most unmarried adults still live with their parents and sexual encounters usually take place in rented apartments or when parents are at work. For one-night stands and affairs couples with enough money check into love hotels. In a survey in the s, only 60 percent of the respondents said they were "often or sometimes" naked during sex, "In a society were million Chinese live without electricity, even in winter," wrote Patrick Tyler of the New York Times, "the removal of clothes and foreplay does not seem to be a critical issue. In a regular column on sex in the popular Southern Weekend newspaper the question was asked: "What do women need from sex?