The Fifty Shades Effect: UK Couples Having 3 Times More Sex

A study done for Netmums about the post-Fifty Shades sex lives of over 2,000 UK readers revealed some interesting insights on how scenarios from the page can affect our real life passions.

The research showed that on average, respondents were having sex once a week, but after closing the cover on the final page, that number has since jumped to 3 weekly romps. The study also noted that two-thirds said that their lovemaking is now lasting longer, with an average extension of 15 minutes reported.

What are people doing with this extra time? According to the data, new sexual positions; 40% of the people surveyed stated that their previous lovemaking was comprised mainly of one position during an intimate encounter, now they report trying up to five positions per lovemaking session.

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