7 Days of Sex

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 6.0  (15)

7 Days of Sex is a unique and compelling show that aired on Lifetime in 2012. An innovative amalgamation of reality TV and couples therapy, the premise of the show is as intriguing as it gets. It invites couples, in a struggling marriage, into an experimental week of bonding and rediscovering their intimacy. During this time, they are challenged to have intercourse for seven consecutive days, with the intention of rebuilding their emotional and physical synergy, hence reviving their collapsing marriages at the brink of divorce.

At the core of this initiative is the belief that disconnection on a physical level often leads to emotional disconnection and can, over time, jeopardize the marital relationship. By compelling these couples to engage on a physical level for a whole week, the show aims to spark intimacy, communication, and an understanding and respect for each other's needs and desires.

The show is cleverly structured. Each episode introduces a new set of couples, each grappling with their unique marital dilemmas. Some couples may be dealing with loss of interest in each other, others are losing empathy or fail to understand each other's growth or changes over the years. Whatever the troubles be, the underpinning factor is the struggle they all face in their marital bedroom.

The producers skillfully choose a diverse range of couples, each from a unique walk of life. This intelligent diversity bolsters the relatability factor of the show. The audience gets to witness raw and real relationship struggles, devoid of glamorous covers, all the while understanding the vital role intimacy plays in a thriving marriage.

Interspersed within the physical challenge is professional guidance from renowned therapists and relationship experts. They provide the couples various therapeutic and interactional exercises designed to deepen intimacy, improve communication, resolve ongoing disputes, and reignite love. Throughout this journey, the couples are supported and guided, encouraging them to keep the focus on rebuilding their relationship.

Contrary to the prevailing perception, the show is far from being lurid or sensationalist. The producers take great care to respect the privacy of the participants. There aren't any cameras in the bedrooms, maintaining the sanctity of these intimate moments. Furthermore, the explicit sexual component is not the primary focal point of the show. Instead, it is the emotional journey of the couples, the ups and downs, the revelations, and finally, the transformations that captivate the audience.

The heart warming yet gritty narrative of 7 Days of Sex is balanced with moments of humor, high-emotion, and profound insight, making it an immersive viewing experience for the audience. There's a roller-coaster of emotions that the viewers are treated to, making it a highly relatable series for anyone who's been in a long-term relationship or marriage.

Perhaps one of the phenomenally alluring aspects of 7 Days of Sex is its brutal candor. As you watch the participating couples battle through their inhibitions, confront their long-standing grudges, and lay bare their raw vulnerabilities, the show becomes a mirror that candidly reflects the convoluted dynamics of human relationships.

Simultaneously, the show does more than just deal with physical intimacy within a marriage. It dives deep into the realms of trust, mutual respect, understanding, and emotional synergy that are quintessential for any sustainable relationship. It's a bold endeavour to reiterate that sex in marriage isn't solely about physical pleasure but an expression of love, respect, and deep bond shared between two individuals.

To that end, the show also pays heed to each couples' personal journey and the progress they make over the week. It's touching to witness transformations, large and otherwise, among the participants. Despite the bizarre yet intriguing premise, the show turns out to be a beautiful exploration of not just marital miscommunication but also an instructive guide towards finding resolution and harmony.

In conclusion, 7 Days of Sex goes beyond mere entertainment. It invites its viewers to introspect, empathize, and evaluate their approach towards love, intimacy, and relationships. Its boldness, realism, and the ability to drive home essential aspects of relationships make it stand tall among other reality TV offerings. Hence, even several years post its premiere, the show continues to resonate with viewers, affirming its inherent success and relevancy.

7 Days of Sex is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (9 episodes). The series first aired on April 26, 2012.

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Binion / Godoy
9. Binion / Godoy
June 28, 2012
Two couples attempt to reinvent their sex lives by committing to daily sex for one week. Royce Binion wants a superwoman of a wife, while Briana wishes he could just help her out around the house.
Dempsey / Zaldivar
8. Dempsey / Zaldivar
June 21, 2012
Two couples attempt to reinvent their sex lives by committing to daily sex for one week.
Mish / Davis
7. Mish / Davis
June 14, 2012
A retired firefighter and his wife attempt to light the fire in their sex life and adjust to him being home everyday; a wife struggles to boost her diminished libido.
6. Rouse/Pincus
May 31, 2012
Newlyweds try to balance the demands of their life while reinventing their sex life; a wife wishes her husband would be more romantic.
5. Lewis/Bassett
May 24, 2012
The Lewis couple has a difficult time finding the spark in their relationship - as husband Matt wants his wife April to let go of her control issues--while April just wishes Matt could take life more seriously.
4. Hunters/Nelsons
May 17, 2012
Greg Hunter wants Dianah to spice up the bedroom with a sexy pole dance, whereas she wants him to lose weight. The Nelsons are attempting to find romance along with common ground between Laura's messiness and Mike's obsessive cleanliness.
3. Pettitt/Clarke
May 10, 2012
A couple wants more passion in their sex life, but their pile of dogs on the bed leads to contention; a husband wants to recapture his wilder days, while his wife is preoccupied with their newborn son.
James / Tipps
2. James / Tipps
May 3, 2012
A couple struggle to their relationship passionate while raising three young children; a wife tries to get her uptight husband to loosen up.
1. Partingtons/Sinopolis
April 26, 2012
Two couples attempt to improve their relationships through a diet of daily sex for one week. The Sinopolis have gone through financial hardships and lost their romantic spark, while the Partingtons are struggle to maintain intimacy.
Where to Watch 7 Days of Sex
7 Days of Sex is available for streaming on the Lifetime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch 7 Days of Sex on demand at Amazon, Vudu and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    April 26, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    6.0  (15)