The Decline and Fall of Sex

All the elements are in play for this to be a banner era for sex—so why is America experiencing a “sex recession”?
 
The percentage of high schoolers who’d had sexual intercourse dropped from 54-40% between 1991 and 2017, according to CDC numbers. And they may not catch up: Today’s 20-somethings are on track to have less sex in their lifetimes than their predecessors. Blame for the decline is flying in every direction: dating apps, economic pressure, anxiety, estrogen found in plastics, living with parents.
 
“Name a modern blight, and someone, somewhere, is ready to blame it for messing with the modern libido,” Julian writes.
 
The Atlantic

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