(Link): Video Games, not Chastity, to Blame for Young Men Not Having Sex, Sociologist Says by Michael Foust
April 9, 2019
A leading sociologist says video games – and not a sudden interest in chastity – may be to blame for a dramatic increase in the percentage of young men not having sex.
The latest data from the General Social Survey shows that a record 23 percent of all adults have been celibate the past year, driven by changes in behavior among young people, according to The Washington Post.
Since 2008, the percentage of men under 30 who have not had sex the past year nearly tripled, to 28 percent, The Post reported. It was a much steeper increase compared to women under 30.
Jean Twenge, professor of psychology at the San Diego State University, says one explanation behind young male celibacy may be the uptick in young men living with their parents. Young people are delaying marriage until their 30s and 40s. Twenge blames technology, too.
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(Link): Why Are Young People Having So Little Sex? America is in a Sex Recession – by K. Jullian – via The Atlantic
(Link): Why Are Christian Guys Silent About Abstinence? by C. Hill
(Link): Technological Progress and the Global Sex Recession by J. Kotkin
(Link): Young, Attractive, and Totally Not Into Having Sex by K McGowan
(Link): (2017) Study: Americans Having Less Sex; Video Streaming May Be To Blame
(Link): Did Hell Freeze Over?: Liberal Rag Promotes Idea that Celibacy is Acceptable, and a Valid Life Choice / Re: 2016 Study Says Millennials Aren’t Having Much Sex
(Link): The Many Reasons That People Are Having Less Sex (2017 article via BBC News)
(Link): More Than 40 Per Cent of Japan’s Adult Singles are Virgins, Says Study
(Link): (Article) Young People in Japan Have Stopped Having Sex – sekkusu shinai shokogun – Celibacy Syndrome
(Link): Why Aren’t Millennials Having Sex Anymore? via Relevant Magazine
(Link): Conservatives Have Now Abandoned All Pretense of Advocating For Sexual Abstinence and They Actually Lament the Lack of Fornication – The Bradford Wilcox Piece, 2019
(Link): CDC Report: Virgin Teens Much Healthier Than Their Sexually Active Peers (2016 Report)
(Link): Why Some People Become 30 Year Old Virgins (Article / Study)
(Link): On ‘Late’-In-Life Virginity Loss (from The Atlantic)
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(Link): Virginity is a Sacred Choice, Not a Shameful Status by C. Martin
(Link): The Christian and Non Christian Phenomenon of Virgin Shaming and Celibate Shaming
(Link): There is No Such Thing as a Gift of Singleness or Gift of Celibacy or A Calling To Either One