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  • 43% of women report a sexual dysfunction. (JAMA 1999)
  • 33% of women and 15% of men report low libido. (JAMA 1999)
  • 50% of marriages end in divorce. (Census Bureau,
  • 3000 couples get divorced each day. (CDC)
  • Infidelity estimates in US range from 20-50% (Lampe, P.E. (Ed). Adultery in the United States: Close encounters of the Sixth (or Seventh) kind. Buffalo: Prometheus Books 1987.
  • One estimate rates the % of Americans who would have an affair in their lifetime to be as high as 70% (Marriage and Divorce Today, June 1, 1987, cited in Fisher, Helen E. Anatomy of Love: The Natural history of monogamy, adultery, and divorce. New York: WW Norton and Company, Inc., 1992, p. 86.
  • Approximately 20% of marriages are considered “sexless.”
  • Depression affects twice as many women as men.
  • 1/7of women will suffer depression in their lifetime (
  • 73% of all psychiatric medications, including antidepressants, are prescribed to females (American Psychological Association).
  • 55% of American adults are overweight and 22% are obese (CDC, Many overweight people feel that their weight negatively impacts their life satisfaction.
  • 1/3 Americans are sleep deprived (sleep 6 or less hours per day) (archives of internal medicine,



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