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Is 50 Shades of Grey a Good Jumpstart for Our Sex Lives?

The following is slightly updated from a previous guest post by Kelley Wampler. 

A few years ago, Dr. Oz, the physician turned popular talk show host, did a show on the success of the bestselling book 50 Shades of Grey. Oz’s goal for the show was to uncover the reason behind its crazy popularity. I’m sure there are many reasons why women are reading this book trilogy and are going to line up for the movie that opened this weekend. But, at least one significant one he suggested was that women were finding it helpful for their sex life. The show went on to make the case that “erotica” is a great solution to increasing a woman’s libido. But is that really true?