January 25th, 2013

Women Now More Likely To Want Sex Than Their Male Partners

Posted on 25 Jan 2013 at 6:02pm

It’s no longer women bailing out of late night intimacy with cries of headaches, stomach cramps and baby-related exhaustion.

These days men are actually more likely to be the ones saying ‘not tonight, darling’, with 62 per cent saying they turn down sex more frequently than their female partner, according to research.

New research from an online pharmacy in the UK has revealed that, despite common stereotypes, men are more likely to turn down intercourse with their partner than women – with ‘tiredness’ and ‘work stress’ cited as the most common male ‘sexcuses.

The study, conducted by ukmedix.com, polled 1,922 British men aged over 18 and in a long-term relationship, and was conducted after the site noticed a marked increase in searches for libido enhancing medication throughout the first half of January.

Respondents were asked questions relating to their sex life with their partner. Those taking part were asked who turned down sex more frequently, them or their partner, and 62 per cent of men polled said they did.

That majority was then asked what their most frequent ‘sexcuses’ were – namely, the reasons they gave their partner for not wanting sex.

The five most popular being that they were too tired (45 per cent), stressed about work (39 per cent), had a headache (39 per cent), felt too full after dinner (29 per cent), or there was something good on TV (24 per cent). (more…)

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