Particularly if you start feeling its effects.“If my husband and I don't bang one out at least every week, we get crabby with each other and fight over the dumbest crap,” says Lisa, 21.“Then we realize why we're acting like teenagers, and make an effort to fit in a sex night.”“If I feel like too many days have gone by without us having sex, I'm definitely aware of it,” agrees Veronica, 25, who has been dating her boyfriend seriously for two-and-a-half years.
Because if so, I need to have a sit down with my vagina.”The continued emphasis on sexual quantity over quality for committed couples is the reason that women like Christine, 26, are self-conscious about the frequency of sex in their perfectly happy relationships.
But the only two people in the world who know when the time is right are the two people who are dating, and even then the decision is still a tricky one.
Sex can either enhance a relationship or make it fizzle before it even has a chance to begin, but one thing is for certain, once sex occurs in a relationship, there isn't an undo button you can press.
Essentially, keeping it in your pants for just a little longer than you’d like is the best way to start a new relationship.
These stats are just from an online dating survey, but studies have shown that delaying intimacy really is one of the keys to a lasting and happy relationship.