Men vs women dating
Men misunderstand this because they themselves are always seeking to be satisfied in the moment, and so they project that desire onto the women they date. Men think women experience sex the same way they do. A man who believes that a woman needs an orgasm in order to enjoy sex is misunderstanding something that is much bigger than his partner's desire to feel an orgasm.
These men don't realize that women are more interested in being with a man of character than frivolous things like always believing that they look pretty, or loving the restaurant where they enjoy a man's company.
No contrary findings (indicating stronger sexual motivation among women) were found.
Hence we conclude that the male sex drive is stronger than the female sex drive.
Photo credit Yes, guys are hornier but the study also reveals many surprising tidbits which I'll post after the abstract: The sex drive refers to the strength of sexual motivation.
Across many different studies and measures, men have been shown to have more frequent and more intense sexual desires than women, as reflected in spontaneous thoughts about sex, frequency and variety of sexual fantasies, desired frequency of intercourse, desired number of partners, masturbation, liking for various sexual practices, willingness to forego sex, initiating versus refusing sex, making sacrifices for sex, and other measures.
Theoretical Views, Conceptual Distinctions, and a Review of Relevant Evidence" from Personality and Social Psychology Review Here are some interesting and surprising excerpts from the paper (most quotes refer to prior studies in the area): If you're curious about this the science behind mating and sex, check out The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature. How hard is it for men to *not* stare at attractive women?