Does having more sex make you happier?


There’s no denying the euphoria that comes with having sex. However, researcher Amy Muise says “it’s important to maintain an intimate connection with your partner, and this doesn’t necessarily mean having sex."

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A study published in the Social psychological and personality science shows that couples having sex at least once a week report being happier. However those having it less than once a week report being less happy.

On an average, most women feel that having sex twice a week is adequate. Here’s why.

Lack the spontaneity

Resarch shows that having sex on a daily basis reduces the unpredictability of it. It reduces the fun and often you’d run out things to try.

The opposite

Sex when you’re in foul mood isn’t pleasant right? If your man ticks all the right boxes, then you’re bound to be happy, which will lead to having more great sex.

Is it an obligation?

Taking sex as an obligation reduces the quality of it. Rather think of sex as quality over quantity. There is no point in having bad sex just for sake of saying you have it everyday.

We asked a few of our colleagues about this topic and this is what they had to say:

“I don’t think having more sex can make you happier. I can have sex 2-3 times a week on average.”

“Having more good sex makes me happier. There’s no need to have sex daily if its not good.”

“I’m happy with three times a week.”

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