Sex Is Always On Our Minds

Bed - man and woman Yesterday I read an article that said men think about sex every few minutes or every 7 seconds – you take your pick.  That's pretty crazy.  If you assume that the average male is awake for 16 hours a day, each man would have to think about sex more than 8,000 times a day. That's about as many times as a person breathes while awake.

The Social Organization of Sexuality found that 54 per cent of men reported thinking about sex every day or several times a day, 43 per cent a few times a month or a few times a week, and four per cent less than once a month.

When asked the same question: 19 per cent of women reported thinking about sex every day or several times a day, 67 per cent a few times a month or a few times a week, and 14 per cent less than once a month.

After reading those statistics I wanted to do my own survey, so I asked my friends on FaceBook if they thought about sex every day.  Here are a few of their responses.

  • I've been thinking about sex every day ever since I lost my virginity at 19. Love it and my goal is to be a dirty old lady with or without a partners.  Thank goodness for toys!  
  • Sex is way over rated… and I think I over rated it! And sex is so seldom openly talked about, a taboo topic, yet so predominant in our thoughts and world. How strange. 
  • I think about it every day….several times a day. It's very important to me.  Sometimes i think my sex drive is greater than my husbands.
  • Since I turned 40 three years ago I realize I think of sex so much more often. Absolutely every day. I'm fortunate enough to now have an amazing man in my life who is quite happy about that.
  • I'm sorry, what was the question? I was lost in a sexual fantasy.

Our sexuality is part of who we are. Maybe if more people were doing it we wouldn't spend so much time thinking about it. 

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