Your Arousal Type

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This survey is anonymous and confidential (see our privacy statement) and should take approximately 8-12 minutes to complete. The questionnaire has 23 questions that cover your sexual preferences and interests. Feel free to check it out, knowing that at any point you can discontinue without consequence. If you have any questions about or comments please contact Dr. Zebroff at info@artofconnection.org

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2. My gender is:
  • * This question is required.
3. My sexual orientation is:
5. My relationship status is:
I have been in my relationship for:
I would rate the general satisfaction of my relationship as:
6. In preparing for my ideal sexual encounter, the situation that would help me to feel the most turned on would be: *This question is required.
Tip: Think about a favorite sexual fantasy or experience.
6. In preparing for my ideal sexual encounter, the situation that would help me to feel the most turned on would be: *This question is required.Not a turn-onWeak turn-onModerate turn-onStrong turn-onExceptional turn-on
Preparing a celebration that enhances our intimacy.
Thinking about (or planning for) a favorite sex act.
Imagining and preparing for a sexy scenario I would like to play out.
Preparing the room with sexy ambiance (candles, scents, music, etc.).
Dressing in my favourite clothes and/or preparing my body to look HOT
7. Think back to a favorite sexual fantasy or experience. The part of sex that is most arousing for me to think about is: *This question is required.
7. Think back to a favorite sexual fantasy or experience. The part of sex that is most arousing for me to think about is: *This question is required.Not a turn-onWeak turn-onModerate turn-onStrong turn-onExceptional turn-on
How exciting it was to do the act(s) I find most compelling.
How I could play a role that was most exciting to me.
How I was able to enjoy a part of my partner's body.
How much my partner desired me or thought I was sexy.
How I felt emotionally connected with my lover.
How the sensations of my body felt -- the touches, smells and tastes
8. The sexy-talk that gets me most aroused is: *This question is required.
8. The sexy-talk that gets me most aroused is: *This question is required.DisagreeNeither agree nor disagreeAgree a little bitAgreeStrongly agree
Hearing my partner tell me how much they desire me.
I would rather have more sensual friction than do much sex talk.
Talking or hearing a description of lusty sex acts.
Hearing or saying how much we feel for one another.
Saying the things appropriate to the sexual role I am playing.
9. My ideal sexual partner is: *This question is required.
9. My ideal sexual partner is: *This question is required.Not very importantA little bit importantImportantVery importantExceptionally important
Someone who excited about the same sex-acts that turn me on.
Someone with whom I feel a deep love-connection.
Someone who is playful and who can adopt different roles.
Someone who can match the pace and intensity right for the moment.
Someone who desires me.
10. Think back to a time when you felt you were your best sexual self. Which was the biggest factor that allowed me to be the most confident and aroused sexual self:   *This question is required.
10. Think back to a time when you felt you were your best sexual self. Which was the biggest factor that allowed me to be the most confident and aroused sexual self:   *This question is required.Not a factorWeak factorModerate factorStrong factorExceptional factor
I felt incredibly attractive and desirable.
I was able to get into the role I find most exciting.
I felt deeply connected with my partner.
I was in exactly the right environment for me to 'let go'
I could focus on the sex acts I find most exciting.
11. When I am looking forward to sex, what I look forward to the most is:
11. When I am looking forward to sex, what I look forward to the most is:Not at all interestingNot very interestingSomewhat interestingVery interestingExceptionally interesting
To experience a compelling dynamic with another
To experience the sensation of touch
To feel desired and sexy
To have a sexual adventure
To feel playful and expressive
To reach orgasm
To feel loved and connected
To feel in-synch with my lover
To do a particularly hot act (involving the genitals)
To please my lover
To know my lover is aroused by me
To focus on the sensual pleasures of my body
12. My sexual style is: *This question is required.
12. My sexual style is: *This question is required.Not my styleA little bit my styleSomewhat my styleMostly my styleExactly my style
Pure connection
Vivid action
Sexy attraction
Passionate flirtation
Unhurried sensation
13. Over the last year, how often have you had difficulty reaching orgasm (WITH a partner present)?
14. How important is it for you to have an orgasm with a partner?
15. Over the last year, how often do you have difficulty getting enough lubrication (women) or maintaining an erection (men) before or during sex?
16. Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you used sexual thoughts or fantasy during masturbation?
17.  I feel content with the way my present sex life is.
18. When it comes to reaching orgasm, the thing I am most likely to get distracted by or concerned about is: *This question is required.
18. When it comes to reaching orgasm, the thing I am most likely to get distracted by or concerned about is: *This question is required.No at all concernedA little concernedSomewhat concernedMostly concernedExceptionally concerned
My partner would think I look strange or un-sexy.
We would get interrupted.
I would be playing a role that doesn't work for me.
I would become bored with what we are doing.
I would be rushed or pressured.
My partner and I would not be in-sync.
I would lose control of my body (it will do something weird or embarrassing).
We would not do the actions I need to go 'over the edge'.
My partner would become bored with what we are doing.
I would not be able to express myself as freely as I need to.
19. Overall, the pace of sex that works for me is: *This question is required.
20. The sensual props that work to get me aroused the most are:
20. The sensual props that work to get me aroused the most are:Not a turn-onWeak turn-onModerate turn-onStrong turn-onExceptional turn-on
Sensual oils, candles, etc
Sex toys (dildos, vibrators, anal toys, etc)
BDSM or power-exchange props (floggers, restraints, etc)
Sexual images - erotic photography
Porn - explicit moving pictures
Sexual writing, such as erotica
Fetish wear
Lingerie
No sensual props, just us
(Sex would feel "incomplete" if you don't have it.)
You can write about the first one that comes to mind, or, if you think of several, write about one that is common for you, or that is a favorite. Write as much or as little as you like.