2006 Love, Sex & Self-Image Poll
Still Turned On?
Question: Do you believe your husband still finds you physically attractive?
Yes, say 93 percent of you.
Question: Which would be harder for you to give up for an entire month: conversation with your husband or sex with him?
Seventy-six percent of married women say they would sacrifice sex; only 14 percent of them would want to give up conversation. Those who'd have the toughest time giving up sex? This group included women 18 to 34 (23 percent) and those 65 and older (18 percent).
Question: Do you still find your husband physically attractive?
Ninety-five percent of you say yes. Note to husbands: Capitalize on this happy attitude before your wife reaches 65; by then your cuteness rating is high with only 78 percent of wives!
Question: Which do you think would be harder for your husband to give up for a month: conversation with you or sex with you?
Conversation: 48 percent
Sex: 42 percent
African-American women feel most valued for their conversation: 71 percent feel their husbands would miss this more than they would sex.
Question: Since you've been married, what is the longest period of time you've gone without sex (other than when you were pregnant)?
Less than a month, say 30 percent of you. This answer peaked among women ages 18 to 34 (44 percent). Further, 10 percent of those between 35 and 44 confess that it has been more than a year since their last dalliance, and 14 percent of women who are ages 45 to 54 say that they can't even remember the last time they made love.