Summer flings, summer fun, summer love — there seems to be something about summer that gets us a little more interested in love — or lust. You might notice that you feel a little friskier, but it can be difficult to tell why. It definitely does seem like heat really helps to get our motors going, but the link between summer and your sex drive isn’t all that clear cut.
For example, in condom brand Trojan’s “Degrees of Pleasure” survey, they found that those living in hot climates, like Miami, had more sex than those living in chillier locations. But they also found that 35 percent of people had said no to sex because of the heat. It’s easy to understand why it would be conflicting — summer means pool parties and long nights, but it also means ass sweat and struggling to