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Attraction, Sexual

  • By: Emily A. Impett & Amie M. Gordon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Sexual attraction is a feeling of attraction to another person on the basis of sexual desire. Sexual attraction differs from other types of attraction such as friendship attraction in that it involves a component that is specifically sexual. For example, research ...

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