Study: Women Would Give Up Sex To Shed Pounds

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — According to a new study by a weight loss company, 52 percent of American woman say they would give up sex for the summer rather than gain 10 pounds.

CBS 2’s Scott Rapoport talked to some women who weighed in on the issue.

Some said they’d give up eating to be skinny and yet another woman said she would give up four paychecks.

But what about giving up sex?

“Not for 10 months, for 3 years to lose weight,” one woman told Rapoport.

“Definitely, yes,” quipped another woman.

Others scoffed at the results saying they were “sad” and that the respondents needed to “find some better partners.”

Clinical psychologist Dr. Judith Brisman says society’s preoccupation with youth and beauty is sending an unrealistic and unattainable message to women.

“In our culture, feeling good about yourself means you have to look like a Victoria’s Secret model, you have to be skinny,” Brisman said.

The study also says that 25 percent of men polled in the study sponsored by Nutrisystem would also give up sex than gain weight.

But Rapoport spoke with one man who wasn’t so sure.

“Depends [on] who it’s with,” he said.

The study also says 73 percent of men and women would give up their cell phone, computer or T.V. for the summer to be slimmer.


One Comment

  1. Sal Z says:

    And these are the same women who are “shocked” to find out their husbands are cheating.
    Remember this ladies, if you feed him well at home, he won’t eat out.

  2. Jenn says:

    right, but would they give up eating too much food??

  3. Mike moran says:

    Then My babe should be real skinny.

  4. Jerry Martin Davis says:

    1. Who wants to lust to a fat lady who does not sing the blues, nobody.
    2. Most Americam Women hate sex anyway, due to religion, fashion, lack of proper education on the matter and the fact that it is overrated.
    3. American Women? I dont think so. Maybe only the Usa part of America, because latin women love sex and fat at the same time.
    4. “73 percent of men and women would give up their cell phone, computer or T.V. for the summer to be slimmer” That is the bigest lie i have ever heard…

  5. ji of philippines says:

    it depends to a person. i really dont belief in that concept. young ages wont agree to that statement. young ages mostly enjoy partners sex.

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