Home > Sex > Problems Updated 29 July 2015 Her excuses for not wanting sex. Sound familiar? Being sex-deprived can drive people to do strange things: take the case of one man who drew up a spreadsheet documenting all the excuses his wife used to not have sex. 7 Check Are you a sex addict? » Ask Sexologist » Join Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for sex? » SEE: What happens to your body during sex? How porn addiction can affect your sex life Being sexually-frustrated can drive people to do strange and often forbidden things. The most common outlets for sexual frustration are masturbation, porn, and infidelity. This man did none of those.Instead, he drew up a spreadsheet documenting all the excuses his wife used to not have sex with him over a one month period.If you thought the age-old headache excuse still existed, you'll be pleased to know that this woman has spiced things up a bit, just not in the way her husband might have liked.Read: SA men not having enough sexThe spreadsheet documenting her excuses:So how much is enough?According to a recent study twenty-two percent of South African men are having sex less than three times a month, while 16 percent are considered to be in a sexless relationship. This man was below average, but nowhere near the bottom.Spice up your sex lifeA healthy sex life is about understanding your body and its needs and effectively pleasure yourself and your partner. It is important to be able to read your partner so you are able to tell when your partner is ready for some good loving. Being in the mood has a lot to do with the state of the relationship as a whole, a sad sex life is usually a symptom, not the cause, of a troubled relationship.Read: 5 tips to a better sex lifeRead more:This is what a healthy relationship looks like10 signs of relationship troubleSee with your fingers More in Sex Sexual superhero: sex and breathing More: SexProblems Enter our Health of the Nation survey now and you could win your R5000 cash or one of three R1 000 online shopping vouchers! advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 7 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.