Half of British wives say they want more sex from their husbands


A new survey commissioned by leading married dating site IllicitEncounters.com has revealed that half of all British married women don’t get enough sex from their husbands.

The One Poll sex survey of over 4,000 married couples across the UK revealed that just over 50 per cent of married women are not satisfied with their sex life, and in some areas of the country it was even higher than that.

In Wales nearly two thirds of married couples (64 per cent) said they were dissatisfied with the frequency of intimacy with their spouse and couples in the South East were the second unhappiest.

A survey of over 4000 British couples revealed that more than 50% of married women are dissatisfied with their love life

West Midlands’ couples were third in the chart followed by couples in the North West and then Yorkshire and Humberside.

The survey also showed that the number of unhappy husbands was even higher with 70 per cent of British married men saying they were not satisfied with their sex lives.

Rosie Freeman-Jones spokesperson for IllicitEncounters.com, who commissioned the survey said: ‘The overwhelming statistic that we got from this survey is that married women and men are not happy with the amount of intimacy in their life.

‘It’s a very serious position that over half of the wives questioned in all regions of the country have said they are dissatisfied with their marriage because of this.’

The survey also showed that this unhappiness in marriage has led to several wives and husbands having affairs.

As many as 1 in 4 married people in London (25 per cent) admitted having at least one affair and couples in the East Midlands (24 per cent), Yorkshire and Humberside (23 per cent), Wales (23 per cent) and North West (22.66 per cent) also had high numbers of married couples having affairs in response to their sexless marriages.

In London 8 per cent of married partners admitted to having more than five affairs.

The UK’s Leading extra-marital affairs website IllicitEncounters.com

IllicitEncounters.com is the UK’s largest and longest running dating site for married people.

Established in 2003, we have been providing a meeting place for like-minded married and attached people for nearly 10 years. Our members have one thing in common – they are all looking for a little romance outside their current relationship. Whether that’s the occasional bit of flirtatious chat, a regular coffee date, or a full-blown affair, that’s up to them.

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