New Study Suggests Watching Porn Before A First Date Might Help You Get A Second

All thanks to "sexual priming"

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If porn and dating doesn't sound like the most natural combination in the world to you, take a closer look.

A new study from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzilya in Israel has found that watching pornography before a first date might increase your odds of getting a second date.

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No this isn't because your sweaty post PornHub glow makes you naturally irresistible, it is because it, 'gets you in the mood for love'.

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The results of the study showed that "sexual priming" caused participants in the study to be more open with new acquaintances, and this forthcoming attitude increased the chances of a second date.

In three separate studies which looked at 246 heterosexual participants, those who were shown sexual stimuli before a date were more open.

The Independent reports that, "In the first study, they found this even worked subliminally. Participants were shown subliminal sexual stimuli, before they communicated with a member of the opposite sex over instant messenger. Compared to the control group, they were much more open about themselves. Studies two and three extended this to supraliminal sexual stimuli, and in the context of face to face interactions between male and female undergraduate students."

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The conclusion states that, "The findings indicated that sexual priming led participants to reveal personal intimate information to an opposite-sex stranger. This self-disclosure, in turn, further increased interest in having a first date with the stranger."

The study shows that other potential mates find us our most charismatic and attractive following an orgasm. Good to know... asking for a friend.