Do men really think about sex every seven seconds? If they do here’s how it breaks down. The average male who is awake 16 hours a day would have to think about sex more than 8,000 times a day. That’s about as many times as he breathes.
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 women were asked the same question: 19 per cent reported thinking about sex every day or several times a day, 67 per cent a few times a month 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 overrated… and I think I overrated it! And sex is so seldom talked about openly, yet so predominant in our thoughts. 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 an important part of who we are. So, if more people were actually having sex, maybe we would have less time to think about it.
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