Thinking with our nether regions may be natural, but continually acting on those thoughts while the laundry piles up could be the sign of a problem. So how much sex is ideal, and how much is too much?
Research suggests that, for people in relationships, having sex is linked to greater well-being and happiness. But more doesn’t equate with better. People having sex twice a week aren’t any happier than people having it once a week. (Don’t worry, they’re not less happy either.) Muise A, et al. (2015). Sexual frequency predicts greater well-being, but more is not always better.
Which leads to the question: Is it possible that doing the deed too much can interfere with a happy, healthy life? Continue reading “Don’t get us wrong: Sex is a normal, healthy, fun part of adult life”