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Hollywood-style sex isn't inevitably good sex, explains Lee Suckling.
The idea of being thrown down on the bed (or a desk, against a wall, or on the floor) is synonymous with passionate sex. Hollywood tells us that the feeling of, "I've got to have you… now!" is something that takes over in the heat of the moment and what ensues is loud, energetic, rough sex that leaves everybody breathless and satisfied.
In real life, sex is normally a lot quieter. Figuratively and literally. People don't really scream with