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9 Surprising Things We Learned About Sex in 2012

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9 Surprising Things We Learned About Sex in 2012

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. 2012 was a big year for sex, and we’ve been covering the good, the bad, and the just plain weird all year long. Take a trip down memory lane with us, and keep reading for some of our favorite things we’ve learned about sex in 2012:

1. Penis Size DOES Matter
…Kind of. Bigger is indeed better for women who prefer penile-vaginal intercourse to other types of sex, and same goes for women who have frequent vagina orgasms. Of course, size is just one part of the happy sex package (heh), so we recommend keeping the measuring tape out of the bedroom.

 

2. You’d Rather Sleep Than Get Laid
A majority of respondents in one study said they’d choose a good night’s sleep over sex…hey, sleep is a precious commodity!

 

3. Texting DURING Sex Is Apparently a Thing
Another “would you rather?” study found that 15 percent of respondents would rather go without sex than without their iPhones. And 4 percent don’t feel like they should have to choose—they’ve used their iPhones during sex.

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Diana Vilibert

Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can find her at dianavilibert.com, or tweet her at @dianavilibert.

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6:12AM PDT on Aug 18, 2014

Wanna know about some mind boggling facts on sex? Do check this link out: http://www.daawn.com/some-sexual-fact-on-sex-that-will-blow-your-mind/

8:09AM PDT on Jun 8, 2013

I don't understand why everyone is assuming that the iPhones were used for *texting* during sex. I can certainly think of other, way more appropriate uses. ;-)

6:29AM PST on Mar 1, 2013

my comment didnt post -_-

8:03PM PST on Jan 31, 2013

We will actively avoid temptation:

Even if the seven year itch is real, evidence also suggests that men and women will actually avert their attention from tempting alternatives to their partners — even if this aversion is subconscious.

7:43PM PST on Jan 14, 2013

interesting...

8:01AM PST on Jan 9, 2013

I can't stand it when my hubby is on his phone playing a game while watching a movie together....and there's those who text during sex??? very very disrespectful!!

9:50AM PST on Jan 5, 2013

If my partner starting texting during sex I'd kick him out of the bedroom. Rude!

1:02PM PST on Jan 3, 2013

Texing during sex? How rediculous, you should be watching football!

7:20AM PST on Jan 1, 2013

Wow...is nothing sacred?? I would say if s/he is texting while you're having sex - you're not doing it right!!

6:40PM PST on Dec 29, 2012

the idea of someone texting during sex makes me laugh so hard!!! i'm sorry if i offend someone here who thinks it's normal, but i find it so damn funny! i mean, seriously?! what's so important at that moment? haha

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