Find out why those who say "I do" have sex 50 percent more than their single counterparts.
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By Jeff Wilser for TheNest.com
Thinkstock / The NestYou know the cliche: The husband and wife finish watching Homeland, the wife puts on her flannel pajamas and tells the husband she has a headache, and they both roll to opposite sides of the bed and fall asleep. But the statistics tell a different story. Over 85 percent of married couples in their late 20s have sex at least a few times a month, compared with 35 percent of singles, according to a survey by the Kinsey Institute. Read on for reasons why married couples get more booty.
In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell introduces his "10,000 hours" rule, which says that the secret to success for any task -- whether it's tossing a baseball, writing poetry or giving orgasms -- is practice, practice and more practice. So the more you have sex, the better it is -- and now that you're married, what better time to perfect those lovemaking skills?