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How common is it for couples to be stuck in a sex rut?

Hilda Y. Hutcherson, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Most couples fall into a sex rut every now and then, especially once they’ve become parents. According to CNN, some 41 million Americans are stuck in sex ruts. Between dealing with work and kids, not to mention life’s other stresses, it’s no wonder. But beware: a rut can easily become a slump. In fact, one recent poll by NBC Today found that 30 percent of people have gone a few months without sex -- and 22 percent have gone a whole year. Talk about a dry spell!

 

 

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