7 surprising stats about love and sex

How much sex are people really having? Who watches the most porn? What are the odds your partner is faking it?

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7 surprising stats about love and sex

Love may be an unpredictable feeling, but it is far from impossible to describe with numbers. “The Book of Odds,” released in January of this year, shows the surprising probabilities governing everyday life, including how your sex life stacks up. Whether single or attached this Valentine’s Day, flip through these slides to see how you stack up.  May these odds — of finding love and getting laid — be ever in your favor!

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    The Book of Odds

    Surprising stats about love and sex

    Liar liar

    The odds a man has boosted his "number"? According to "The Book of Odds," a survey done by AskMen.com showed that 1 in 7.1 men "has lied about the number of sex partners he's had in order to protect his ego."

    The Book of Odds

    Surprising stats about love and sex

    Oh negative

    What are the odds your partner is faking it? The bad news: 1 in 3.3 has faked an orgasm. (Ya hear that, Harry Burns?) The good news is that it likely wasn't because they were bored.

    The Book of Odds

    Surprising stats about love and sex

    How does your sex life stack up?

    If you've thought to yourself, "Wveryone is having more sex than me!" well here are some actual numbers. If you're not having sex four times a week, you're in the majority. And it seems sky rockets are not in flight: "The Book of Odds" shows that only 1 in 33.3 adults has regular afternoon sex.

    The Book of Odds

    Surprising stats about love and sex

    Fantasy land

    Men and masturbation go hand in ... well you know. Even married men -- 1 in 6.1 -- pleasure themselves more than non-cohabitating women (1 in 8.1).

    The Book of Odds

    Surprising stats about love and sex

    Porn on the Web

    Who knew? The higher your annual income the more likely you are to visit a pornographic website. Out of those surveyed with an annual income of more than $75,000, 1 in 2.8 visit porn sites.

    The Book of Odds

    Surprising stats about love and sex

    The power of love

    If you're a woman, there's a 1 in 1.4 chance that you'll be married by age 30. According to "The Book of Odds," this is the same probability that an adult is registered to vote in North Carolina.

    The Book of Odds

    Surprising stats about love and sex

    Odds couples: Marriage

    Some inspiring odds: Companionship is the number one reason couples stay married, and only 12 percent stay together because it is such a hassle to get divorced.

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