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How/why did you arrive to a conclusion that because of ASD that you are inherently less attractive?
Interesting study. I didn’t have time to read through it but a few thoughts come to mind:
– Did they differentiate between various levels of autism and particular autistic traits?
My guess is that they didn’t which means the correlation can be misleading to assume that the lower frequency of sexual intercourse was due to attractiveness; or that ASD alone was a determining factor preventing frequency of sexual intercourse. Also, if one is looking to intercourse as an indicator of meaningful connections that could also be a pitfall. For all we know, although frequency of intercourse was higher in non ASD males…it is possible that neurotypical male/females or ASD females are getting less meaningful connection and more superficial connections.
Also, Factors such as type of traits someone has and the way society has pressured us to mask and force behaviors instead of understanding our feelings, needs, and ways to adapt I theorize are more important factors to look at regarding why there is less sexual intercourse–or more importantly, meaningful connection.