Sex secrets of happily married couples revealed

Mar 06, 2013, 14:10 IST | ANI

Women's top turn-on is "feelings of love" for their partner, followed by "when your partner takes initiative," while men's top turn-on is "seeing your partner in sexy clothes," followed by "feelings of love," a new survey has revealed

According to sex secrets of married couples from a recent iVillage survey, it turns out 68 percent of men tied the knot with their best sexual partner. Only 45 percent of women said the same, the Huffington Post reported.

When asked how many sexual partners they have had, the most common response among men was 6 to 10 (25 percent chose this answer).

The most common response among women was 2 to 5 (31 percent chose this answer).

Yet, 19 percent of both men and women reported having just one sexual partner.

Although 42 percent of women said their spouse never watches online porn, only 21 percent of men agreed. 63 percent of women said that they never watch porn.

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It seems that we often don’t really know what our partner thinks about our sex life. Though 79 percent of men think their wives are happy with their sex lives, only 61 percent of women said they are.

And though 55 percent of women think their husbands are happy with their sex lives, 79 percent said they are.

Babies may be a blessing, but they might not help your sex life. 52 percent of women and 49 percent of men said that they had better sex before they had kids.

The most popular desire on men’s “sex wish list” was that their partner would initiate sex more often (42 percent).

More oral sex was next (41 percent), followed by anal sex (30 percent).

According to the survey women want more foreplay (35 percent) in bed, to hear more loving things (32 percent), for their husband to last longer (28 percent) and oral sex (22 percent).

Men admit to cheating more than women (28 percent vs. 13 percent), and are more likely than women to say they’d have an affair if there was zero percent chance they’d get caught (32 percent vs. 13 percent).

At the same time, 34 percent of men say they’ve checked their wife’s phone for evidence of cheating, compared to 20 percent of women.

Among men, 21 percent said a celebrity and 20 percent said a friend’s spouse. Among women, 39 percent said an old flame and 24 percent said a casual acquaintance.

On average, a majority of people reported being happy with their sex lives, though there was a noticeable gender gap -- 61 percent of women and 80 percent of men said they were satisfied.

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