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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.

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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 sex

The 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 life

A 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 life

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