It has become a certain fact that the morals of the Western civilization have changed in a considerable way since the last century, and in not such a long time. This change in morals affects the sex life of people, and the millennials are the ones who are responsible for phrases like `friends with benefits` and the popularity of such behaviors. You could say it is a bad thing, in contradiction to the normality of the lives of humans or you could be overjoyed by what you may call the evolution of the morals of the society, of tolerance and accepting our `true` nature. While powerful arguments can be raised on both sides, a new study reveals a surprising paradox: millennials are obviously more casual about hookups, but according to the latest info in connection to the matter, they seem to have less sexual partners than their parents do or did.
Impressing, isn`t it? In addition to that, the new study reveals the fact that the millennials are also less `promiscuous` than their parents used to be.
This week, the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior published a paper according to which the American adults who were born between the eighties and the nineties have nearly the same number of sex partners as the Baby Boomers who were born between 1946 and 1964.
The most recent study regarding this matter has also shown the fact that the most important clue in connection to the number of sex partners a person is going to have is the generation that they belong to.
However, after calculations which took into account several factors like the generation, the age that the people who had been participating to the survey had and others like that, the scientists have come up with a surprising result. According to them, a Baby Boomer would have had 11.68 sex partners in average. On the other side, the Millennials who encourage sex without a relationship involved have 8.26 sexual partners in average.
The new study published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior has also been in connection to the sexual behaviors and the way they have changed over the decades. According to the report, there has been a raise in the acceptance of sexual behaviors that would generally be labelled as `strange` or `curious`, at least since the seventies.
In addition to that, it looks like more Americans accept sex before marriage in the present (55 per cent) in contradiction to the 29 per cent back in the seventies.
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