A more accurate range is probably from 16 to 39% of men worldwide visit prostitutes.Those men who frequent prostitutes cut across all racial, economic social class and age lines.I believe the failure to come to agreement about is do to the fact that the motivating factors towards visiting prostitutes is varied and complex.In other words, it is my notion that there is no single reason for this behavior.Let’s look at this issue and explore some of the factors involved.Various studies cited in the article estimate that the percentage of men who visit prostitutes varies from one nation to the next with the range estimated to from 16%, in countries like the United States, to 90% in places like Thailand.Quotation: Anonymous: “Prostitutes have very improperly been styled women of pleasure; they are women of pain, or sorrow, of grief, of bitter and continual repentance,…” This anonymous quote describe the suffering of women who sell their bodies. For example, why would a married man visit a prostitute or a “call girl” and pay money for sex when his wife is available at home?Why would a single man purchase sex when he can be with his girl friend who is more than willing to engage in this most intimate of acts?
One recent example was that of the former governor of New York State who was married and had children.In other words, from truck drivers to teachers, politicians, doctors, lawyers and even law enforcement officials, people visit prostitutes.Let’s examine some of the many possible reasons, remembering that there is no single explanation for all men. There are people who are driven by a compulsive need for sex. In this case, the men driven by this compulsion can never get enough and frequent prostitutes in an attempt to get as much sex as they can. Related to number one in this list, there are men driven by an insatiable need for sexual pleasure.Without it they are in a perpetual state of frustration. There are men who find real relationships too risky for a variety of reasons including the fear of real intimacy.
The December to January 2008-2009 issue of Scientific American Mind, a magazine published by Scientific American, contained an article attempting to answer the above question.The writers point out that experts hotly debate the reasons for this without being able to come to a consensus.