11/14/2014 02:32 pm ET Updated Nov 14, 2014

Wedding Night Sex: Expectations Vs. Reality

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Every week, we give our readers a glimpse inside the mindset of a guy's brain on weddings with the help of the hilarious and smart editors at The Plunge. For their latest installment, they're breaking down the expectations and reality of wedding-night sex.

Back in medieval times a couple had to consummate the wedding or it wasn't considered a binding contract. Then again, there were no utensils (or Pepsi) in medieval times. Today, couples have a choice. Most people still grow up with the traditional belief that the wedding night is for steamy hot crazy monkey sex because that's awesome, but as times have changed so have the expectations and realities of wedding-night sex. So in the words of some of the sexier songs of all time, here's what you might be anticipating versus what you should prepare for.