How to Tell How Your Partner Really Feels About Your Sex Life

Think your bed buddy is having a sub-par time—or the best sex of their life? Either way, you're probably right, suggests a new study in the Archives of Sexual Behavior

For the study, researchers from the University of Waterloo in Canada asked 84 married or cohabiting heterosexual couples to split up and fill out surveys (no peeking allowed!). Questions covered their sexual and relationship satisfaction, how well they communicated about sex as a couple, and lastly, how satisfied they thought their partner was sexually. 

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The results? Apart from the fact that men liking sex is pretty much a guarantee, researchers found that both the men and women in the study were pretty good at reading their partners' levels of sexual satisfaction. In fact, women were spot-on with their perceptions. Men, however, tended to slightly underestimate how satisfied their partners were in the sack. 

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Want him to know you're enjoying it? Don't just turn up the volume on your moans. A recent The Journal of Sex Research study found that most men want women to share whether or not they crossed the finish line—as well as what really gets them going. So go ahead and ask for exactly what you want in bed—you'll both be happier for it.

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