The Most Popular Times For Brits To Have Sex Has Been Revealed, And It's A Little Depressing

More reasons never to get old

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Surely the saddest part of getting older is how midweek, before work and afternoon sex become a distant relic of the past, reserved for holidays in Greece and Boxing Day. A pattern that is backed up by a new study revealing the most popular times for Brits to have sex.

Spoiler: they aren't wildly adventurous.

9am on Sunday takes the top prize, the point in the week where you've just about caught up on enough sleep to function, or worse: when the kids are still asleep. All 10 of the most popular slots fall some time between Friday and Sunday and the three most poplar are all Sunday or Saturday.

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The 10 most popular times to have sex:

  1. Sunday, 9.00am
  2. Saturday, 10.30pm
  3. Saturday, 11.30pm
  4. Friday, 10.30pm
  5. Saturday, 10.30am
  6. Saturday, 11.30am
  7. Friday, 10.30pm
  8. Saturday, 11.15pm
  9. Saturday, 9.30pm
  10. Sunday, 9.30pm

Conversely, the least popular times all fall during the week and read like an exciting menu of sexual encounters that will never be yours. Eight of the top 10 fall between Monday and Friday and are times you are either at work or asleep.

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The least popular times for sex:

  1. Monday, 4.45pm
  2. Monday, 3.00pm
  3. Tuesday, 5.30pm
  4. Tuesday, 9.00pm
  5. Thursday, 8.00am
  6. Thursday, 1.30pm
  7. Monday, 8.00am
  8. Wednesday, 7.30am
  9. Friday, 5.00pm
  10. Saturday, 5.00pm

Sex expert Ali Fox spoke about the Superdrug survey findings and the dangers of falling into a sex rut: "There's a risk that if couples default to doing the deed in the same way and at the same time, every time, things can soon become stale and boringly predictable rather than passionate."

Christ, getting old is depressing.