THE NUMBER OF HOURS YOU’LL EXPERIENCE A RELATIONSHIP-BOOSTING AFTERGLOW AFTER HAVING SEX.
WORK OR WAIT?
Still crossing your fingers and hoping for the one? Bad idea. A study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology suggested that people who believe in the idea of a “soulmate” have worse sex than those workshopping intercourse in the bedroom. Researchers found that on days when participants believed that sexual satisfaction required work, and wasn’t some sort of preordained bestowal of compatibility, they reported more positive sexual experiences and higher relationship quality.
STAY IN THE RED
Red wine has fuelled countless nights of naked debauchery. And there’s a good reason for it. Researchers have discovered that scarlet vino can improve your sex life. The study, published in the Journal of Sex Medicine, found that men who drank two glasses of red wine per day had higher testosterone levels than guys who steered clear of the Merlot. But it’s not just guys who experience heightened libido – the fruit of the vine also increases blood flow to her erogenous zones, increasing arousal and sensitivity.