Is Sex Fun Anymore?
7 months ago
Surprisingly, studies show people are finding other things to do with their time.
Remember the first time you heard that word and found out what it was? Enthralling.
Remember the first time you had it? Embarrassing.
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Remember the first time you had it with someone you loved? Exhilarating.
Remember the first time you had it with someone you weren't supposed to? Exciting!
At some point in practically everyone's life, sex has been something to look forward to. But lately, it seems as if people just aren't enjoying it anymore.
Earlier this month, a study conducted by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business found that people enjoyed engaging in social media more than engaging in coitus. Respondents, who ranged in age from 18 to 85, said that the need to check tweets, pictures, comments and other posts was stronger than the desire for sex and cigarettes in terms of temptation.
Another startling statistic from the Better Sleep Council tells us that 61 percent of all U.S. adults (and 79 percent of women) would rather get a good night's sleep than a good night of action.
The ladies aren't the only ones turning their noses up at doing the nasty either. In Australia, 10,000 men participated in a "pleasure quotient test" that asked them to name things that gave them the most pleasurable experience. Food topped the list. Personal accomplishments and relaxing came second and third. Sex lagged behind in fourth.
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So, let's get this right. People would rather "poke" on Facebook instead of poke around in bed? Women would rather just get sleep, than get some? Are the only breasts and thighs that men want from women appearing on a hot dinner plate now?
Sure seems like it and relationship therapist Dr. Margaret Paul says she knows why.