The statistics in the study were drawn from the General Social Survey, a project based at the University of Chicago that has been collecting data on the demographics, attitudes and behavior of a nationally representative sample of American adults for decades.Researchers have some good news for women and their partners -- those who are sexually active during middle age are likely to remain sexually active in the coming years.In their calculations that isolated these so-called generational effects, the average number of partners for a baby boomer born in the 1950s was 11.68.The comparable figure for millennials was 8.26, the researchers found.Outside of marriage, a “hook-up” is described as a fleeting, uncommitted sexual encounter with no strings attached.Surveys imply more young adults are having casual sex — and talking about it.
A new study reports that millennials are less promiscuous than their parents, the baby boomers.
In October, layoffs claimed an estimated 40 percent of the staff, and CEO Tony Espinoza announced his departure — giving an opening to competitors like Be Welcome and Hospitality Club.
Although the company has initiated a doubling down on mobile, the experience of users like Riccardo might suggest another path to profitability. The almost decade-old Couchsurfing, which is available in 100,000 cities across the globe, is becoming the go-to hookup app for a certain class of young world travelers.
These developmental shifts, research suggests, are some of the factors driving the increase in sexual "hookups," or uncommitted sexual encounters, part of a popular cultural change that has infiltrated the lives of emerging adults throughout the Western world.
Hookups are becoming more engrained in popular culture, reflecting both evolved sexual predilections and changing social and sexual scripts.