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2013 | XVIII | 4 | 486-500
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Sense of sexual attractiveness, sexual behaviors and satisfaction in gay men and lesbians in late adulthood

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The aim of this paper is to present the results of studies on the influence of self-evaluation of sexual attractiveness on sexual behaviors and satisfaction of gay men and lesbians in late adulthood. Within the framework of the project it was assumed that global self-evaluation of sexual attractiveness consists of: sense of physical attractiveness and self-evaluation of sexual ability. Interesting results of studies are the following findings: (1) generally sense of physical attractiveness seems to have a stronger influence on sexual behavior than self-evaluation of sexual ability; (2) in the lesbians’ group in late adulthood there is a stronger influence of the sense of physical attractiveness on sexual behaviors than in the gay men’s group, and (3) in the men’s group in late adulthood there is a stronger influence of self-assessment of sexual ability on sexual behaviors than in the women’s group.
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  • Institute of Psychology, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, magda-gra@wp.pl
  • Choice Care Group, Reading, United Kingdom
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