Sunday 22 October 2017

No, Millennials are not having loads of mad sex. We prefer watching box sets

A new study has found that Millennials are actually having way less sex than our parents did at the same age.
A new study has found that Millennials are actually having way less sex than our parents did at the same age.

Lorraine Courtney

Every generation reserves the right to say that young people have gone to the dogs when a new wave of hedonistic youths take over at the coal face of culture.

With hook-up apps like Tinder and Grindr now just a download away, you'd imagine that young people are having more sex than ever before. Non-Millennials have assumed Generation Y has been racking up sexual partners like new versions of iPhones. In all fairness, how could they think otherwise? Well, we're not.

A new study has found that Millennials are actually having way less sex than our parents did at the same age. US researchers carried out a hefty social study of almost 27,000 people across several generations and found that young people born in the early 1990s are three times less likely to be sexually active than their parents.

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