One study in the Archives of Sexual Behavior revealed that the average American adult has sex 54 times per year or about once per week. But, while these numbers give a baseline for the typical American, the Archives of Sexual Behavior also noted that age played a significant role, too. According to their findings, Americans in their 20s had sex an average of about 80 times per year, compared to about 20 times per year for those in their 60s. The short version?
This Is How Often Most Couples Have Sex, According to Science
Sex: How often should you be intimate with your partner?
Do it less frequently? Here's what that might mean. When it comes to sex, people tend to fudge the numbers. Six hours, really?
How Much Sex Does the Average Couple Have?
Why are we so obsessed with numbers? How often do you feel a kick? Once we're born everyone wants to know what level we read at, how high can we can count, what our SAT score was. The competition to be both normal and above average is endless, and endlessly frustrating. Hucksters trying to sell you a book or sex tape will give you a single answer to this question.
Here is what they say, as well as some additional tips to help you get your sex life on track! There is some question among sex therapists about what the true average is for couples in committed relationships. The answers can range from once a week to once a month! When couples stop having sex, their relationships become vulnerable to anger, detachment, infidelity and, ultimately, divorce.