In spite of the
scientific advances regarding the role of the hormones and the prevention of
diseases (such as Obesity), our sex prejudices have not gone through too many
Society is quite broad
minded and informed but at the same time has become less versed than necessary
on the subject of sex in order to harmoniously fit it into our lives.
The definition of sex
(sexus in latin) means divided or separated in two. Two individuals are
required in practically in all of the living species. A female and the male
are indispensable to create a new life.
Hence sexuality is not
necessary for the conservation of man but it is for the conservation of the
species, inasmuch as we humans sexually reproduce ourselves.
The sexual impulse is
easily controlled, said control lies in the cerebral cortex.
History has shown us
that it is possible to live without sex activities and in fact said abstinence
is looked upon as a virtue in certain religions.
Sexuality has developed
our seductive outlook, our flirting tactics and our cerebral physiology
necessary for falling in love.
Human beings have one
thing in common, unawareness tendencies which are part of our genetic code and
we are not conscious of these predispositions, yet they continue to motivate
Our genetic material
has not changed significantly and it is transmitted from generation to
generation through time. Our body with all its organs and of course our brain
is programmed within this genetic code.
For this reason
feelings and actions related to sex are evolutionary products elaborated
during many milleniums which is manifested in us through attraction, desire,
jealousy and competitiveness.
This is the reason for
which, behavior among humans is similar in matters related to sex in spite of
the fact that great cultural differences exist.
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Man and women alike
look for a possible partner for no more than two or three seconds.
Nevertheless, this look does not go unnoticed as it activates the most
primitive part of our brain causing either interest or rejection.
The eyes are the organs
where that romance is either initiated or lost because it is the look which
But what happens in
obesity. The body of the obese individuals may not be attractive to the eye
amongst a great part of the occidental population; therefore, the stimulus
generated will meet with approval which is why it is very possible that the
sequence of sexuality will become nil at that time.
This is not the
general thing, as it is a matter of tastes. There are definitely people of
both sexes who search for a partner with similar physical looks.
The same applies to the
other extreme; that is with people who are too thin, so thin that they seem
ready to break.