Monday 19 February 2018

David Quinn: Personal freedom and commitment are rarely comfortable bedfellows

Most 30-somethings say they want a lasting relationship
Most 30-somethings say they want a lasting relationship
David Quinn

David Quinn

THE average person in their 30s has had eight sexual partners in their lives to date, according to a survey of people in that age group which the Irish Independent and Today FM have been publicising this week.

That figure of eight hides as much as it reveals. How many of the eight were one-night stands? How many were long-term partners?

How many people regretted ever having anything to do with a previous sexual partner? How many regretted the ending of one of those relationships?

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