Sex Is Lame for 75% of French Couples More than 1 in 3 women have used 'Not tonight, honey...' By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Sep 13, 2010 1:12 PM CDT Updated Sep 18, 2010 8:39 AM CDT 25 comments Comments Turns out the French may not be the world's greatest lovers. (Shutter Stock) (Newser) – So much for France's reputation as home to the world's greatest lovers. More than three-quarters of French couples say they have bad sex lives, according to a new survey. More than one in three women admit to having used an excuse to get out of sex, the BBC reports, and almost one in six men admit the same. In a sexy mood? Click here for more.