British Sex Lives Plummet after EU Referendum. Relationships across the UK Affected by Brexit Result

A poll of over 1100 couples across the UK has found British sex lives have dried up since the referendum result.

Almost 17% of couples polled claimed to have not had any sex since the result was announced, while 20% said they’ve been having sex ‘less often’.

Only 7% answered they were having sex ‘more often’ than usual.

The poll, conducted by relationship site for older women and younger men, also asked what they blamed for their sudden lack of bedroom action. Most British couples answered it was due to a ‘general drop in mood’ with ‘anxiety/worry’ coming a close second. A small percentage put the fault down to relationship arguments from supporting different sides.

‘What this shows us is how easily affected our sex lives really are’ said spokesperson for, Lucy Jones. ‘Politics is far from a sexy subject. Regardless of how you voted the general British mood is hardly going to get those engines running’.

The poll also found big differences between the Remain, Leave and undecided camps. Asked whether they have had more and less sex than usual since the result, a fifth of In voters answered they have had less. While a huge 27% said they have not had sex at all.

The vast majority of Out voters however claimed to see ‘no change’ in their sex life. A small percentage said it had increased, but not dramatically.

Similar changes could be seen by those in the undecided camp. Of those who didn’t align with either Remain or Leave, a massive 38% claimed to have seen a drop in their sex lives.

Will Brits ever get their sex lives back? Lucy Jones expects so, she claims ‘‘once the dust settles and our national mood improves things will return to normal”.


Matthew de Noronha




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