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Young People Are Having Less Sex - The Atlantic
In 2005, a third of Japanese single people ages 18 to 34 were virgins; by 2015, 43 percent of people in this age group were, and the share who said they did not intend to get married had risen too. (Not that marriage was any guarantee of sexual frequency: A related survey found that 47 percent of married people hadn’t had sex in at least a month.)

For nearly a decade, stories in the Western press have tied Japan’s sexual funk to a rising generation of soushoku danshi—literally, “grass-eating boys.” These “herbivore men,” as they are known in English, are said to be ambivalent about pursuing either women or conventional success.
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yesterday by imaginaryfriend
The First Lesson of Marriage 101: There Are No Soul Mates - The Atlantic
A course at Northwestern University teaches students about what makes a healthy relationship.
relationships  marriage  atlantic 
2 days ago by jorgebarba
Young People Are Having Less Sex - The Atlantic
Parts 3-5: ouch, this explains a lot. Also confirms that Tinder is useless if you're not already good-looking.
sex  society  relationships  2018  from:atlantic  dating 
2 days ago by mechazoidal
Why Are Young People Having Less Sex Than Before? - The Atlantic
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?
sex  relationships  trends  economics  atlantic 
3 days ago by jorgebarba
Young People Are Having Less Sex - The Atlantic
Despite the easing of taboos and the rise of hookup apps, Americans are in the midst of a sex recession.
relationships  sex  trends  geny  millennials  economics  atlantic 
3 days ago by jorgebarba
He's Retired, She's Working, They're Not Happy
A Cornell University study of 534 retirement-aged men and women found that working women whose husbands were retired or disabled were the least happy with their marriages. Working men whose wives stayed home were the most.
Retirement  Relationships 
3 days ago by eaconley

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