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Swedes fantasize about group sex: study

TT/The Local · 11 May 2010, 07:48

Published: 11 May 2010 07:48 GMT+02:00

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The new study, the annual "Kådiskollen" (literally: condom check) by the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education (Riksförbundet för Sexuell Upplysning - RFSU), also showed that 65 percent of 15-20-year-olds had engaged in unprotected sex.

"This figure is far too high, it has to be improved," said Maria Bergström at RFSU.

The survey interviewed 5,497 people in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway between the ages of 15-74 who stated that they had sex at least once a week.

The Swedes in the study reported that they are the most dissatisfied with 28 percent reporting that they were "not at all" or "not really" happy with their sex lives. While the Finns were as unhappy with their sex lives, the Norwegians and the Danes were happier.

The figures correspond through the ages with 28 percent Swedes aged 15-20-years-old reporting an unfulfilled sex life.

The Swedes in the study are the most active with regard to sexual fantasies however, with 37 percent dreaming about about group sex. This is the fantasy that tops the wishes of people in all four Nordic countries.

Norwegians also replied that sex in public places is a popular fantasy, and in Denmark the thought of sex with a friend arouses the senses.

With 65 percent of Swedish 15-20-years-old reporting that they had engaged in unprotected sex, RFSU mirrored a call from the National Council for Coordination of HIV Prevention (Nationella hivrådet) for a push to tackle the spread of sexually transmitted diseases by encouraging condom use.

"This is a clear development in Sweden," said Maria Bergström.

Bergström argued that schools and preventative health care services have a key role in encouraging safe sex and condom use.

"Health centres have started to improve the preventative dialogue. It is then important for them to be given the resources to not only meet young people for a couple of minutes but also provide time to continue a dialogue," Bergström said.

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There is however some sign of improvement in the safe sex attitudes of Swedish youth, with a decline in those aged 15-20-years-old responding that they never practice safe sex from 20 percent to 12 percent, the survey shows.

"It is an improvement, and perhaps a new trend," Bergström said.

The Local reported on Monday that 40,000 Swedes contracted chlamydia and around 500 HIV in 2009, prompting a response from the National Council for Coordination of HIV Prevention to launch a campaign to raise awareness and encourage Sweden's youth to choose condoms.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

09:18 May 11, 2010 by Lukestar1991
How fascinating. The only thing that is missing from these peoples life is reality and purpose. These people wont be receiving enough emotional support and engagement, not ´sexual activity´.
11:48 May 11, 2010 by EtoileBrilliant
I love these headlines. They just reinforce every male fantasy about Scandinavians.
13:14 May 11, 2010 by peropaco
Swedes wouldnt take a chance to drink and drive. Yet, they would jump into the sack in a heart beat and have unprotected sex.
15:13 May 11, 2010 by ooh456
There's a big difference between a fantasy and a reality. Anyone who doesn't occasionally fantasize about group sex is a boring toad. Actually doing it can be much harder, unless you are very comfortable with all the members. Alcohol helps as well ;)
18:44 May 11, 2010 by zircon
Reality for my sex life with my wife M, who btw is Swedish... : have her take orgasm pills before going to bed. In that way I can get some sleep. This is how you keep it going in that department I say...
19:08 May 11, 2010 by Lars16102
Well then maybe Agnetha Faltskog would like to join my wife and I in bed for a nice group session.....LOL
03:24 May 12, 2010 by repat_xpat
Seems that monogamy is the only sexual practice that reliably produces the most satisfied sex life. This data was not included in this study, but it always cums out on top when ever it is included in such studies (this study does embrace the trend). Face it, monogamy produces the most frequent, safest and most joyful sex.
22:12 May 12, 2010 by Rebel
One can only imagine what Swedish group sex would be like. Everyone would take off their clothes and sit apart from each other, not saying a word -- then someone would walk in and schedule a meeting for the purpose of creating an agenda for the orgy.
23:34 May 12, 2010 by amirhosein

awesome remark, awesome!
12:09 May 13, 2010 by Michael84
Let's move to Norway or Denmark ;)
20:41 May 23, 2010 by alfredonkas
Suicide Sweden!!

Suiden, I mean Sweden itself is a death society, is a suicide country. Swedish, Suidish people, the Suides are very sick people, that look normal in everyday life. but they are pathologically very sick and maladjusted individuals.

With that incestous behavior, are they actually moving towards a Utopia as they claim to, or towards a Suitopia?
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