It is often said that “making love” is just a euphemism for “having sex.” To be sure, these terms are frequently used interchangeably. Unfortunately, this common use (or misuse) can mask the important distinction between these two activities. Indeed, many people who have “good sex” mistake it for love only to find out that . 9 Feb So, should couples put a number on how often they hop in the bed? Andres said couples need to understand how often each person needs to have sex to be fulfilled in the relationship. “Some people want to have sex every day, and they are,” she said. “Other people have other priorities, so sex isn't on the. 28 Feb The other catch is that, although a weekly romp might be just what some people need, it might be too much or too little for others. "Certainly there are couples for whom having sex less frequently will be fine for their happiness, and there are couples who will get increases in happiness if they have sex more.