https://sexcess.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/420.jpg 560 420 Lori Hughes https://sexcess.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/lovesexcess2-copy-300a.png Lori Hughes2019-06-04 09:02:562020-12-21 17:26:44Why Are Young People Having So Little Sex?
Why Are Young People Having So Little Sex?
Despite the easing of taboos and the rise of hookup apps, Americans are in the midst of a sex recession.
“I’m a Baby Boomer, and apparently in my day we were having a lot more sex than they are today!” – Helen Fisher, American anthropologist.
Both young people and adults are having less sex than ever before. In the space of a generation, sex has gone from something most high-school students have experienced to something most haven’t. The average adult used to have sex 62 times a year; now, that number is 54.
Research continues to show that a healthy sex life is linked to a happy life, and having a partner is a stronger predictor than ever of happiness. Why, then, in this modern era, is sex on the decline?
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