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For married couples how many times do you have sex in a week?

  1. dawnM profile image66
    dawnMposted 7 years ago

    I have done 5 surveys and everyone says that they think 3 is average but then I find out that the real average is twice a month.  So if you can answer the question that would be great, not how much you think but how much you are!

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image61
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Dawn....are you looking for some particular answer lol....5 surveys? lol

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      DoorMattnomoreposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      seven minimum. no joke. 

      not what I think, what I do.

    3. WIND OF LIFE profile image60
      WIND OF LIFEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      nearly everyday and we have been married for 7 years

  2. dawnM profile image66
    dawnMposted 7 years ago

    Yes thank you for asking, I just want to know an average.  What has been happening is that people will say that they think three times is normal but that is what they think....I want to know and many others too, actually how often on average do married couples have sex in a week.  I was really surprised that when people were honest they said twice a month...that is really staggering to me…

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image61
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      maybe it is 2x a month for the average...i think other items need to be included e.g. gender response; age; working/not; children's age; etc....and you could get different responses from each gender - a spouse could say once a week and the other spouse could say 2x a week....just a thought...i think you'd have to survey couples and not just one sided response.,..that might bring it closer...i don't know. lol

  3. alternate poet profile image68
    alternate poetposted 7 years ago

    There is no average - you are asking the wrong people the wrong question.  If you seriously wanted to know you would have to interview hundreds of thousands of people and then work out how to differentiate the lies from the truth.

    The direct answer to your question personally - with my ex-wife for twenty of the thrity years we were in bed together - as little as I could get away with - now with my partner of 2 years and going strong - every time we are not too tired.

    Good luck with this one big_smile

    1. dutchman1951 profile image60
      dutchman1951posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Poet...tripping the light fantastic i see!.....lmao

      a more serious note, when you interview you would do well to ask both husband and wife togeather, keep it light and a fun conversation and you will get answers, the wife probly more truthfull about it!!!!

  4. Randy Godwin profile image94
    Randy Godwinposted 7 years ago

    Alone, or with our spouses too?

  5. IntimatEvolution profile image80
    IntimatEvolutionposted 7 years ago


  6. dawnM profile image66
    dawnMposted 7 years ago

    Randy that was funny...lol alone does not count and I did ask husband and wife seperate and believe or not men said three times a week but everyday would work and women said three times a week, but i think that many were actually not being up front.  I found the men to be more honest?  oh well I guess we will never really know....

    1. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I think everyone is different!  Some spouses may not agree to the frequency the other spouse would like!  Or lack of frequency, as the case may be!

      1. alternate poet profile image68
        alternate poetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Or maybe one spouse was alseep and didn't notice ?

        1. Randy Godwin profile image94
          Randy Godwinposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          The voice of experience, AP?

  7. Mighty Mom profile image84
    Mighty Momposted 7 years ago

    When you find out, Dawn, please let us know.
    I, for one, don't want to be average.
    I want to be above average!

  8. thirdmillenium profile image61
    thirdmilleniumposted 7 years ago

    Two friends got married on the same day. They promised to each other to tell each other the number of times they did it on their wedding night by repeating "Good Morning" the number of times they did it.

    In the morning, one said " Good morning, good morning, good morning, good morning, good morning"

    The other said " Good morning till morning"

    1. dawnM profile image66
      dawnMposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      loved the joke thirdmillenium...lol

      Well Mighty mom, so I will give you my humble opinion  of course thats all it is, but if you can get throught the first half of marriage, and the kids are now in elementry school and you and your spouse are still attracted to each other or at least you still like each other, then I think that the real fun can begin......
      So I guess then my answer is if you can make it through ten years, then you can start over again and f-ck like rabbits, becasue as a woman you finally figured out what a g-spot is and how to use it along with your other magic button and at 40 years old the hormones are like a wild rino......
      So maybe that should be the question....

      How many times a week do you have sex with your wife in her 40's.......lol

      1. dawnM profile image66
        dawnMposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        oh by the way mighty mom, I think that you are safely over the average...lol

  9. Jaynie2000 profile image93
    Jaynie2000posted 7 years ago

    It varies depending how busy life gets, but usually about 3 times per week.

  10. dawnM profile image66
    dawnMposted 7 years ago

    Jaynie, thanks for the answer...I think most husbands would be happy with that...lol

    1. zzron profile image56
      zzronposted 7 years ago

      I would say that average is probably twice a week.

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        kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        dreamer LMFAO


    2. Anna Marie Bowman profile image91
      Anna Marie Bowmanposted 7 years ago

      I'm not married anymore, so I can't really say, other than he was getting it a lot more than I was

    3. Kangaroo_Jase profile image83
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years ago

      Statistically speaking the optimum equation is;

      100 Jellybeans + months married - 3 years in months + days in summer - days in winter + birthdays & anniversaries - headaches, injuries, broken bones + 42 = once per week, on average.

      Also statistically speaking, I have known to be incorrect, on occasion big_smile

    4. profile image49
      John Wiggensposted 7 years ago


    5. profile image0
      kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years ago

      If it's with yourself but your mate is sleeping or whatever does that count?

      1. Anath profile image76
        Anathposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol what about having it with someone else while yor mate is watching lol

    6. feisty woman profile image58
      feisty womanposted 7 years ago

      How many times a WEEK?!! Once or twice a month maybe and that's more than enough.  Been with hime 13 years but...

    7. steffer profile image61
      stefferposted 7 years ago

      it depends from week to week, but on average i guess 2 times.
      i think that ain't to bad after being together for 10 years.

    8. xixi12 profile image72
      xixi12posted 7 years ago

      more like once in two months....

    9. hubber-2009 profile image57
      hubber-2009posted 7 years ago

      that includes my Hubscore shown here???

    10. Pearldiver profile image80
      Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

      OMG... How Sad yikes

      No Wonder there has been such a rush on New Pussies and Snakes at the RSPCA this year! roll

    11. ar.colton profile image84
      ar.coltonposted 7 years ago

      About 1-3 times a week I guess.

      We're very young and I would much rather do it more often but unfortunately medical issues slow me down. Too often we start and have to stop. But as long as we keep trying I'm happy smile

    12. vicki simms profile image76
      vicki simmsposted 7 years ago

      We make sure that we make time for each other, we have been married for 8 years and I would say for us about twice a week is our average (although i'm sure he would want more) big_smile

      1. dallaswriter profile image60
        dallaswriterposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        My husband is only home on the weekends so needless to say, he basically loves me every chance he gets... after 22 years together 2-4 times a week is a wonderful thing for both of us!

    13. Neil Sperling profile image84
      Neil Sperlingposted 6 years ago

      I heard about a sex therapy meeting and a speaker asked the same question... one guy in the back was laughing the whole time so the interviewer finally asked him "what was so funny?" - the chap said "we only have sex once a year".... the interviewer said "whats so funny about that?" - the chap replied - "tonight is the night and I can't wait!"