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Why do we equate sex with candy?

Asked by Adirondackwannabe (36545points) April 23rd, 2010

I was looking at the sex addict responses and a lot of them draw a connection between sex and candy. And then I got to thinking why we think along those lines. Candy is good, and sex is good, but when I want one I don’t think I’d be satisfied with the other. Or is it just me rambling away on a friday afternoon?

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andreaxjean's avatar

Maybe sex is like candy because most of us can’t have just one piece. I think we all like to experiment with flavors and such..

janbb's avatar

Oh – I don’t know one piece is usually enough for me if it is the right one.

ucme's avatar

Because in my bedroom at least we make sweet sweet lurrrve!!

stranger_in_a_strange_land's avatar

I’ll take a guess. The sensations of orgasm and the pleasurable taste of candy both go to the same part of the brain that processes pleasure. I’m not a biologist, so I can’t tell you what chemicals or brain part are involved.

jfos's avatar

Marcy Playground, anyone?

Allie's avatar

Because of this guy

Edit: DAMN IT! You beat me, @jfos.

CMaz's avatar

Because I like eating candy in the shower.

Adirondackwannabe's avatar

That was a mistake. Now I’m hungry and horny.

wundayatta's avatar

I always thought it was because it is hard to stay away from it.

Cruiser's avatar

Are you kidding! Nothing is better than sex and candy especially Pop-Rocks! Woo Hoo! ;)

Trillian's avatar

Because it’s hot, sweet and sticky.

Adirondackwannabe's avatar

@Trillian Nailed it. And they both melt in your mouth, not in your hands.

janbb's avatar

well sometimes….

Adirondackwannabe's avatar

well at least it’s fun trying.

Neizvestnaya's avatar

I’ve never equated the two but am familiar with a few songs so maybe there is something about candy and sexual awakening? Dunno. What I do know is I don’t like my sex mixed with candy or anything that smells or tastes like candy.

DarkScribe's avatar

I have never heard sex equated with candy. I can see no reason why anyone would do so.

gailcalled's avatar

I haven’t either.

Trillian's avatar

@Adirondackwannabe yaaayyyy! Victory lap around the computer!

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DAVEL's avatar

Both can be tasty

filmfann's avatar

Kisses or kisses ? Alas, it’s usually kisses

thriftymaid's avatar

I didn’t know we did.

gailcalled's avatar

The we that is me doesn’t.

Sophief's avatar

I have never associated the two. Where is the similarity?

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