Survey: Nearly half of men would choose work over sex

Nearly half of men say they would choose work over sex

Peter Harris|

I like my job. And even when I don’t particularly like the job that I have (it’s happened a few times over the course of my career), I still like having a job. I enjoy going to work, being a part of team, having creative projects. My wife gets angry with me on vacations because I become restless when I feel that like I’m not accomplishing anything.

That being said, I would still much rather give up my job than give up on sex. Roxy Palace, an online casino surveyed 700 married and single men from 21 to 50 years of age. Oddly 43% of them said that they would rather lose their sex lives than lose their jobs.

A spokesperson for Roxy Palace interpreted the results as a sign of difficult economic times. “We all know how tough it is out there at the moment, so perhaps it isn’t surprising that 43 percent of men said they would live without sex if it meant keeping their job.”

“For many losing their jobs may equate to losing a roof over their children’s heads so I guess many parents would be prepared to do whatever it takes to stop that from happening – even if that means living without a sexual relationship.”

Let’s assume that’s why the single men surveyed were much more likely than the married men to say they’d choose sex over the job.

And when it comes to love? More than half, 57% of respondents said that they would give up their jobs before losing their partners.

How about you? What would you rather give up than lose your job? Your relationship? Sex life? Living near family and friends? You tell us.

See also:
Study: People who have more sex also earn more money
Survey: The top 10 most attractive professions for men and women

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