Americans are having less sex. Reuters reports that since 2000, there has been a sharp decline in sexual activity among young US men. AND: Sexual inactivity is on the rise, among men and women, aged 25 to 34.
A survey (published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open)f ound that from 2000 to 2018, nearly one-third of US men, 18- to 24-years old, reported no sexual activity in the last year.
Possible reasons could include the stress of juggling work and relationships… But it also noted that other forms of ‘solo entertainment’ may be filling the void. “There are now many more choices of things to do in the late evening than there once were and few opportunities to initiate sexual activity if both partners are engrossed in social media, electronic gaming, or binge watching,” says San Diego State psychology department’s Jean Twenge. One down side of less sex includes less physical activity.