12/12/2011 12:15 pm ET Updated Dec 12, 2011

Are You Having Sex For The Right Reasons?

When you want to make love, why do you want to? The answer may seem obvious, but there are many reasons for wanting to have sex other than feeling sexual.

Some of the reasons we might want to have sex:

- Feeling insecure and wanting to feel loved or validated through sex

- Hoping that by having sex the other person will like you or love you

- Having sex as a form of control over the other person's feelings for you

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