The perceived wisdom is that sex is good for you.
It constitutes cardio that doesn’t require a gym membership, promotes closeness in your relationship, gives you scientifically-proven biological ‘warm fuzzies’ and can even have a positive impact on your self-esteem.
We’re all obsessed with sex too; the good, the bad and the ugly. But while we love talking about it, the question remains: How often should we be having it?
Well, good news because the answer is simple – and tailor made to your very own sexual preferences.
Amy Muise, a sex and romance researcher at the University of Toronto Missuaga, explained her findings outlined in the paper.
She told The Huffington Post:
In general it is important to maintain a sexual connection with a romantic partner, but it is also important to have realistic expectations for one’s sex life, given that many couples are busy with work and responsibilities.
Our research suggests that engaging in regular sex is associated with happiness, but it is not necessary, on average, for couples to aim to engage in sex as frequently as possible.
So, if they’re anything to go by, you’re probably having exactly the right amount of sex for you and your significant
Go forth and reproduce… or don’t. As it happens, it’s totally up to you.