In my opinion, there are two types of morning people: Those who are all 'no talkie before coffee' and those who are ready to go at the crack of dawn. I fall into the former and, therefore, getting hot and heavy in the a.m. isn't exactly the first thing on my radar when I wake up.
Well, apparently I'm not the only one, because more than 63 per cent of women never has morning sex, according to a recent survey by Mattress Advisor. (Yeah, like, ever.)
Of the nearly 1,000 people surveyed, 56 per cent were female and 43 per cent male with an average age of 36. All participants were in a relationship and living with their partner.
They were asked about their morning sex frequency and then separated into two groups based on their answers: those who reported having morning sex (even rarely), and those who reported never having morning sex (63 per cent of women, and 37 per cent of men). Also interesting? Participants who identified as straight had morning sex less frequently per month compared to those who identified as bisexual or gay.
Among the women who skipped their a.m. sesh, 50.7 per cent said it was because they were "not in the mood." While 35.6 per cent of women reported they didn't have enough time, 34.2 said they didn't like morning sex, and 32.9 didn't have enough energy.
In that same group, 51 per cent of men said they'd like to have regular morning sex, while only 20 per cent of women said the same.
That's honestly a shame, because of the 37 per cent of women who were all about that a.m. sex sesh, more than 45 per cent said it boosts their daily productivity. Fifty-three per cent of men in the survey reported the same.
In fact, on average, those women would even sacrifice 31 minutes of sleep for morning action, while men were willing to fork over 42 minutes.
Among the morning sex group, more men reported it as being a regular part of their agenda than women (4.2 times a week vs. 3.1). Of course, even in this group, time was also a big factor—participants noted morning sex took them about 26 minutes on average—so the majority of respondents said Saturday and Sunday were their prime days for getting busy with the sunrise.
And among all participants, those who said they were satisfied with their relationship reported having more morning sex than those who said they were dissatisfied. Of course, there's no saying which came first, the happiness or the morning sex—but it's interesting food for thought, nevertheless.
So could kicking off your day with sex be the answer to productivity and joy? Perhaps, but it really all comes personal preference. I mean, a solid day planner has a way of making a girl feel productive too, am I right?
This article originally appeared on Women’s Health US.
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