From hectic work schedules to kids' demands, roadblocks to doing the deed can seem endless. You may find yourself wondering, "Is our sex life normal? A Reddit thread popped up this week asking married folks to weigh in on how often they have sex.
We separated the answers into three categories, based on how long the couples have been married. Some of the answers may surprise you: Married one year, together for 3, one kid. Sex happens on average once a week. We have sex twice a week on average , sometimes more.
It is really not a big deal to us though. We have sex from 3 times a week to daily. You'd think after 5 years it'd get boring, but we communicate our wants and needs and that not only leads to fantastic sex but also strengthens our marriage. Married a little over a year and we have a 2 year old. I'd say times a week. I'd be ok with times a week while he would prefer times a week.
We work opposite schedules and have had very, very busy weekends. We are both sad about it, but deeply love each other. We went from about times a day, to times a week. We do the sex about once every 10 days. She's just started her third trimester, though, sooo On average we have sex three times a week , but sometimes it's every day. What's more important is we talk and cuddle every day. When things are not closed for maintenance about five times a week.
Married almost 15 years. It's all over the place. Life is really crazy right now. We're both working, both in school, and have a 5-year-old son. Sometimes it's 3x a week, sometimes it's none. Our quota is four times a week. Although 'quota' sounds weird, we joke around about it and it's a way for us to remember that although we're busy with life, we still need to have some romantic time with each other to stay sane.
We get it on 3 to 5 times a week. When we do not, we rub each other, kiss and snuggle. It is better than I anticipated it would be at this point. Married 21 years, recently started a live-in separation. Haven't had sex in over five years. Sometimes it's three times in a day, sometimes it's once every two weeks. It just depends on what life's throwing at us.