Men say sex is better during the Covid pandemic, women beg to differ

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The Covid-19 pandemic has boosted men’s sex lives, according to the eharmony "Happiness Index: Love and Relationships in America".

The report polled 2 000 people, in partnership with survey company Harris Interactive, to see how relationships are faring during the pandemic.

In general, the report found that despite life in lockdown, the Covid-19 pandemic had a positive impact on romantic relationships this past year, with 58% of participants reporting that their relationships had gotten stronger.

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Here are more findings:

  • 50% of men said sexual satisfaction went up
  • 71% of women said it did not improve their overall sex life
  • 45% of men reported more frequent sex
  • 29% of women reported more frequent sex
  • 71% of participants were glad to be in a relationship
  • 58% said their relationship grew stronger this year

When it comes to pandemic lovemaking, it seems to be a battle of the sexes

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