Research says. . . we would willingly give up SEX for these 7 things! Adrienne C. Laursen, LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and owner of The Engagement Coach, shares her thoughts on why sex in relationships can often take fall by the wayside.
1. A Better Body
SHAPE and FitSugar survey from May found that 68% of women would give up sex for at least a month in exchange for a "perfect bikini body."
2. Your iPhone
A survey released this week found that 15% of participants said they would rather give up sex than spend a weekend without their iPhone!
3. A Good Night's Rest
A May survey from The Better Sleep Council found that 12% of Americans polled would give up sex for better sleep.
A survey conducted by Cosmopolitan in October 2011, found that 20% of women would rather give up sex for an entire week than give up looking at their friends' recently posted photos.
5. Internet Access
21% of people would rather give up sex than have to give up Internet access for a year, according to a March report from Boston Consulting Group. No internet for 1 YEAR! That might be a tough decision!
6. Studying Textbook-Free
In an August 2011 survey, 25% of college students said they'd give up sex for a year in order to stop lugging heavy books around.
7. Your Favorite Food
Eating trumps sex, according to a February 2012 survey by Bon Appetit. They found that 75% of people would give up sex for their favorite food.