"Horny Much?": Why Sexual Energy is Reaching its Peak During Quarantine
Sexologist say it's normal in a pandemic to experience an increase in libido. Millions are drawn towards sex because they want to feel close & secure, it's an anxiety-fueled dopamine kind of high. Sexual desire can be enhanced (often significantly) by unpleasant emotions like anxiety, guilt, and anger, fear and grief. One can argue that these emotions can be aphrodisiacs in the right degree, at the right time, and under the right conditions.