If you're married and not very happy with your sex life at the moment, it's normal to wonder about Here's what we know about how often married couples have sex, according to research and experts. But first an important note: "It's important to know that a normal sexual frequency is determined by what the couple agrees is mutually satisfying," sexologist Shamyra Howard, LCSW , tells mbg. And she adds: "Sexual frequency is not an indicator of sexual satisfaction. According to the General Social Survey 's data on about married people who shared details about how often they had sex in the past year:.
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Sex is one of the most powerful gifts God ever created. It was designed to bring a man and woman together in a physical, emotional and spiritual bond that would create, pleasure, intimacy and also procreation. Marriages that neglect or misuse this gift are headed for frustration and maybe even divorce. I was reminded of this when some friends of mine were having a marriage crisis and headed for divorce. They had drifted far apart and felt that there was no marriage left. By the end of the month, their marriage was stronger and their intimacy was reignited.
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While it's not usually a good idea to compare your sex life to what sex statistics say about others, it can be interesting to look at how often other couples have sex. For example, sometimes people believe they're having less sex than their peers, but scientific study results might prove them wrong. Other stats can offer insight on married couples' sexual satisfaction and even relationship satisfaction and how it's related to sex. Americans in their 20s whether partnered or not have sex about 80 times a year, or more than once per week, says a study.
Has your relationship ended up in a sexual desert? Perhaps the two of you went through a rough patch often occasioned by a health scare and stopped making love. Then — even though you never imagined a dry spell could become the prevailing climate — that desert began to seem too vast to cross.