"People always wonder how often they should be having sex, and there's no right number," says Dr. "In general, sex begets sex, and sex ruts beget sex ruts.
If you focus on having sex once a week, you're probably going to end up having it more often as you'll be more tuned in and generally turned on." Dr. Your body often says what your mind won't admit." Fakers, beware, adds Dr.
When it comes to sex, there are a million different numbers—from the average length of time it lasts to the number of calories a romp in the sack burns.
We compiled the most interesting statistics on the topic, and ran them by our experts to see what they really mean for you.
"Studies have shown that women are more likely to be interested in sex if the house is clean, so this should be motivation enough for men to grab a mop and load the dishwasher." 3.5: Average size in inches for a non-erect penis. Considering that most of the nerve endings that contribute to the female orgasm are located on the surface of the vulva and within the first two inches of the vaginal canal, average is more than enough." And, according to his research, most women aren't that concerned about size anyway.
"Most men think they're either too small or too big, when in fact they're average," says Dr. "The vast majority [of women] rated a clean penis as being more important than a big penis." So forget the pills and pumps, guys, and instead just take a shower!
Many guys who suffer from PE don't even make it to intercourse, they ejaculate during foreplay." While there isn't a "little blue pill" for the condition yet, Dr.
"If you're with a partner you care to be with, what is the payoff to faking it? If there's anything about this statistic that you should remember, it's this: You're normal. But the real satisfaction from which great sex emanates is the relationship you have before the sex occurs.
200: Number of calories the average person burns during 30 minutes of sexual intercourse. Don't break up with your elliptical machine just yet, says Gilda Carle, Ph D, a sex and relationship expert and the author of .
"Sex may be exercise, but it's not enough exercise to burn your thunder thighs. "Now that the vast majority of women work, it only makes sense that the workplace is becoming a hotbed of sexual activity," says Dr. "First off, most affairs now occur between coworkers.
Make sex an addition to your routine." 20: Percentage of Americans who have had sex with a coworker. And those people who are still single are spending more and more time at work, so it only makes sense that with limited time comes a limited pool of candidates." While not all office relationships are doomed, there are certain types that Dr. "If you're married, watch out for the flirty friendships that lead to emotional infidelity and then sexual infidelity.
If you're single and interested in someone at work, make sure that he's in a different department and certainly not anyone you report to or who reports to you." Bottom line, he says: "Proceed with caution across the work-sex boundary." 2: The number of minutes before ejaculation that qualifies as premature.
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