What 65 Percent of Women Would Choose Over Sex
And why it's not necessarily such a bad thing…
Imagine hitting the sheets for the most satisfying night ever. Now, did you fantasize about sleep or sex? If your mind immediately went to the former, you're not alone. In fact, 65 percent of women say they would prefer a good night's sleep over sex, according to the new survey by TODAY. The survey goes on to reveal why: So many women are super sleep-deprived. A whopping 58 percent say they don’t routinely get eight hours of sleep or more each night.
There are a million reasons why we're not getting enough shuteye—from stressful work schedules and too much caffeine to smartphone habits and Netflix bingeing. But is it bad that we're prioritizing sleep over sex?
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Not necessarily. After all, it's hard to get in the mood when you're exhausted. Plus, a 2013 study found that when couples skimp on sleep, they're more likely to fight and leave things unresolved, which can take a big toll on your bond.
Still, forgoing every opportunity for a roll in the hay so you can hit the hay could be a red flag. If it's happening too often, it might be a good idea to be more proactive about getting better sleep—if not for your productivity, then for your sex life! Find out all the ways to start sleeping better tonight, so you can get back to having amazing sex tomorrow.