It made me contemplate the perceptions, attitudes and, the reality of sex in Sri Lanka. To understand this it's critical to get a snapshot of the religious and cultural base of the country.
When I moved here it was apparent that things don't work the same way in Asia as they do elsewhere. There is a strong religious foundation and culture in most Asian countries that shapes the social fabric and value system of each place. Sri Lanka is not an exception in this regard, so the excessive trending of the word "sex" is highly interesting.
Religion and Culture on Sri Lankan society
Sri Lanka could be generally regarded as a conservative country. On the whole people dress modestly, there is a noticeable physical distance between male and female in social forums, and a higher degree of restraint. However, the exception to this is in tourist areas (particularly hotels, resorts and beaches) and at social functions or venues that have a more western theme...
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