Aretha Franklin had it right: "If you want a do-right-all-day woman, you've gotta be a do-right-all-night man."
In a recent Kinsey Institute at Indiana University study on sexual satisfaction in long-term relationships, women reported that it was the sex itself — particularly satisfying sex — that kept them happy.
Men, on the other hand, reported that cuddling, kissing and touching gave them greater satisfaction.
The study, published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, examined more than 1,000 same-sex couples from the U.S., Germany, Japan, Brazil and Spain. Participants were 40- to 70-year-old men and their female partners, either married or living together for at least a year.
Another discovery of note? Relationship satisfaction was greater for men who reported that it was "important to him that his partner experienced orgasm."