Read on for a look at 14 survey questions, think about how you would answer and see how you stack up with the results thus far. (See the sidebar below to learn how.) 32 percent of men and 48 percent of women say no.
The sight of a lip-locked couple generally makes other people happy — and shows that deep affection and love can thrive in long relationships.
En español | Maybe your sex life is one breathless romp after another. In a survey that's still under way, more than 8,000 people over 50 have already revealed what happens in their relationships — and in their bedrooms. But public displays of affection (PDAs, for short) are great for your relationship: 68 percent of those who keep hands off in public are unhappy or only slightly happy with their mates, while 73 percent of the happiest couples indulge in PDAs at least a couple of times a month.
Now the creators of that survey — writer Chrisanna Northrup, AARP relationship expert Pepper Schwartz, Ph. Tip: Don't hold back — and don't worry what the neighbors might think.
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The overall sex category had more than 2,200 respondents.
Embedded in the idea of survival of the fittest is survival of their children.
These courtship rituals are not simply a showy way of expressing interest. Our courtship rituals are marked by certain familiar activities, which we think of more modestly as dating.
Psychologist David Buss of the University of Texas-Austin studies sex differences and urges people not to think of this survey as a benchmark of sexual frequency.
"People do want to know if they're having sex as much as everyone else," says Buss, co-author of the 2009 book Why Women Have Sex.