The average American spends 76 hours a week in bed, but only 44.9 of those hours sleeping, according to a national survey.
The rest of the time is spent like this:Music, 6.1 hours.
TV, 5.3 hours.
Romance, 4.8 hours.
Reading, 4.3 hours.
Work or study, 3.7 hours.
Phone, 2.7 hours.
Eating, 1.1 hour.
Other, 3.1 hours.
You'll note when you divide this week into seven days, you get just 6 hours and 25 minutes of sleep each day but spend 42 minutes a day on romance.
And, while the calculator's humming, let's note that 35 percent of those surveyed said they usually sleep alone. That means the 65 percent who told pollsters they sleep with a partner claimed an average of one hour, five minutes of romance every night. They wouldn't exaggerate, would they?
Here are some other tidbits:
-Only 20 percent of Americans have ever eaten breakfast in bed, and 68 percent think it's a bad idea.
-Men like their partners to wear perfume to bed (44 percent) more than women like to wear it (35 percent).
-A majority of women prefer a blue bedroom (31 percent) followed by off-white, white and pink. White ranked highest with men (34 percent.)
-Satin was the top-rated bedroom luxury (35 percent), followed by lace (22 percent). Fur received only a 2 percent vote.