By Tom Chivers. Men, we know, are from Mars, and women are from Venus. Mars, in this metaphor, is a place of carnal obsession and emotional autism; a planet whose inhabitants think about sex every seven seconds and get in fights all the time. Venus, by comparison, is a warm and hospitable place of social interaction and empathy, but not a great deal of sex. So the popular wisdom has it. Jon Snow, the Channel 4 newsreader, is from Mars.
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Do men think about sex every seven seconds? Probably not. But rather than wonder about whether this is true, Tom Stafford asks how on earth you can actually prove it or not. We've all been told that men think about you-know-what far too often — every seven seconds, by some accounts. Most of us have entertained this idea for long enough to be sceptical.
How often do men really think about sex?
There is a common belief according to which men think of sex every seven seconds. Is it true? A saying has been around for long claiming that men think of sex every seven seconds.
He just wasn't thinking. We've all heard this strange idea -- that a man has "two heads," one on his shoulders and one protruding from his crotch. We've been socially conditioned to believe men have some inherent lack of self-control when they're thinking with their "other heads. Poor men!