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After Just 12 Months, Passion in a Relationship Begins to Fade Says Research

October 02, 2015 2 min read

That fairytale feeling filled with butterflies in your stomach at the site of someone you're involved with feels oh so good. But, we all know that as time goes on, being comfortable with someone leads to a lack of mystery. And now, according to a new survey, passion dissipates, too. A large-scale study found that passion actually peaks after a year together – and the rest is downhill. The German researchers behind the study aren't positive as to why this is so, but they have concluded that as time goes on, differences in the sexes' sex drive is clear. In fact, by the time a couple makes it to 16 years, their sex life is a third less satisfying than it was when in the earlier stages of their relationship. "We did not find that having children played a major role in a couple’s sexual satisfaction, which is remarkable as research has shown that sexual frequency is heavily influenced by the existence and age of children," the researchers, from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, noted. Arguments and lack of sex did seem to be issues, however. this survey says passion in a relationship fades after 1 year

"This doesn’t surprise me at all as previous research shows that the intense sexual chemistry of the honeymoon phase diminishes at around 18 months," says Dr Pam Spurr, a relationship expert. "The great news though is that many couples develop a deeper emotional intimacy that bridges the 'can’t keep your hands off each other' passion of the early days to a more mature approach to satisfying sex that meets their needs."

"In the early days of a relationship, passion is prominent, and then other things develop and change. Children arrive, there are changes at work, and there may be a mismatch between partners in their sexual needs.Perhaps over time as the relationship matures, the significance of factors like loyalty, trust, caring, honesty and the value of shared interests, become more important. Sex is still part of the package, but its significance declines as needs mature," says Professor Sir Cary Cooper, a Manchester University psychologist.

What  do you think of these findings?

Source: Daily Mail

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