NEARLY half of Brits select to have sex with the lights off, according to research.
A check of 2,003 UK adults found forty-one per cent of the republic many mostly crack the switch to keep their lovemaking in the dark.
A entertain of the race contend they prefer it that way, with 4 in 10 claiming they feel mortified with the lights on.
The city of Bristol was suggested as the segment who are many fearful of amatory with the lights on – with 54 per cent observant they prefer it in darkness.
But Brummies sire the trend, with 4 in 10 opting to let the lights gleam in on their romantic liaisons.
Of those who prefer sex with the lights on, a entertain trust it creates lovemaking some-more exciting, and the same volume contend being means to see their partners creates it some-more enjoyable.
Some respondents even certified that gripping the lights on stops them descending defunct during sex.
The investigate was conducted by pay-as-you-go appetite retailer Boost, who are rewarding business who’ve been gripping the lights on with a new energy-saving light bulb.
They teamed up with author and ‘sexpert’ Alix Fox, who said: “Turning on the lights while getting insinuate competence primarily seem like a spin off to many people, but there are innumerable good reasons to keep the bulbs blazing while you get down to business.
“For starters, you can actually see what you’re doing. If you’re fumbling and left-handed about in the dim you’re reduction likely to get it right.”
Cities that prefer sex with the lights on:
Birmingham 41 per cent
Leeds 32 per cent
Southampton 32 per cent
Newcastle 32 per cent
Liverpool 29 per cent
Cities that prefer sex in the dark:
Bristol 54 per cent
Edinburgh 49 per cent
Glasgow 48 per cent
Manchester 47 per cent
Plymouth 46 per cent
The investigate also found that one in 7 compensate as you go appetite users had gifted the lights slicing out mid by an insinuate moment.
Brits spend 45 hours per year having sex, over a inhabitant normal of 86 trysts.
Foreplay usually lasts for 11 mins per session, followed by 12 mins of the categorical eventuality – and 9 mins cuddling after the help is done.
And propitious residents of Nottingham have the many nookie any year, getting their leg over 131 times per year – 45 times some-more than the inhabitant average.
Boost will offer appetite saving light bulbs to residents (18+ years of age) in the 5 cities that keep the lights on the many – Birmingham, Leeds, Southampton, Newcastle and Liverpool – beginning 13th Feb at 08:00 until 23:59 on Valentine’s Day 14th February.
To squeeze a new appetite saving bulb, click here.
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