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Honestly, the thought of the people on here lecturing others about sex is pretty amusing. I'd guess if you went back 10-20 years you'd find a lot of you complaining that younger people are having too much sex.
Fuck not me assuming we are talking age appropriate relations as in not between 12 year olds.
 

woolfe9998

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Do I really need to answer this
Yeah. You worried about declining birth rates? If so, the article is pointing out that people are delaying marriage and child birth, which doesn't mean they won't have the same number of kids later.

But even if it does mean that, I think we're going to find that climate change and nuclear war are going to degrade the human population a lot more than millennials waiting to get laid.
 

cytg111

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Honestly, the thought of the people on here lecturing others about sex is pretty amusing. I'd guess if you went back 10-20 years you'd find a lot of you complaining that younger people are having too much sex. Its almost hilarious how you can see the transition in age of people on here, where now you're the dottering older parents wanting some grandkids.

There's plenty of viable reasons for this and likely its a culmination of all of them.



Er, except its them choosing not to have sex. InCels are not choosing it. Completely different issues. Which, did ya ever think it might be due to the rise of shitty behavior where a lot of people are going "I'd like to know who I'm having sex with" so that they don't have sex with someone they find completely despicable?
I think its a little more complicated than that but ok.
 

WelshBloke

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Yea, me neither, and I definitely didn't get laid like a frat boy back in the day lol
The thing about sex is that sex isn't complicated or serious or mystical or any of that bollocks.
The other thing about it is that as you're worrying that you aren't getting any theres a bunch of other people that are also worried that they aren't getting any either and if you both got together it would be good for everyone.
The trick is to be pretty relaxed and honest about the whole thing.
 

ch33zw1z

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The thing about sex is that sex isn't complicated or serious or mystical or any of that bollocks.
The other thing about it is that as you're worrying that you aren't getting any theres a bunch of other people that are also worried that they aren't getting any either and if you both got together it would be good for everyone.
The trick is to be pretty relaxed and honest about the whole thing.
Sure, but I think WRT the OP, anxiety has to do with less sex, not more.
 
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Yeah. You worried about declining birth rates? If so, the article is pointing out that people are delaying marriage and child birth, which doesn't mean they won't have the same number of kids later.

But even if it does mean that, I think we're going to find that climate change and nuclear war are going to degrade the human population a lot more than millennials waiting to get laid.
It is important to nurture adult relationships
It is important to have *some* social awkwardness or pressure it makes you better at pretty much everything
It is important to being healthy
It is important to love someone
 
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Yea, me neither, and I definitely didn't get laid like a frat boy back in the day lol
Yeah I’m not the guy to claim hundreds or as some have claimed thousands. However I had good times and mostly successful relationships. IMO it isn’t a numbers game it’s a quality game.
 
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WelshBloke

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OK, so go have sex. Whether other people are doing it often enough isn't really our concern.
Eh? It's nice to think that everyone can have a healthy and fulfilling life. A healthy sex life is part of that.
Obviously I'm not concerned in that I'm crying myself to sleep because other people aren't getting their end away enough but in a perfect world they would be.
If we limited commenting in online forums to things that only concerned us personally the conversation would get pretty stilted pretty quickly!
 
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ch33zw1z

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Be less anxious about the less sex and you'll end up having more sex.
I'm not saying people are anxious about sex specifically. I think the younger generation carries more anxiety with them. And you can't just tell anxious people to be less anxious.
 

WelshBloke

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And you can't just tell anxious people to be less anxious.
That is true. Sometimes it helps to know that everyone is a bit anxious about the same thing. And that that thing really isn't a big deal. It's a fun thing and if you do it properly it can lead to lifelong friendships or just memorable moments but just be nice about it.
 
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MtnMan

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Don’t okay boomer me because I am not. I had to Navigate AIDS being a new unknown disease. You guys are smart you can figure this out.

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Young people are having less sex possibly due to internet porn, social media and living at home but it is not known exactly why.

The premise for the book and series "Handmaids Tale" revolves around the declining birth rate. (Actually a pretty good series, dark, foreboding, great acting).

But I don't get porn as a substitute for the real thing. Yes a great deal of sex is in your head, but the touchy, feely, licky, sucky aspects contribute greatly to the experience, or am I just old school (which has worked for a long long long time)
 

woolfe9998

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Eh? It's nice to think that everyone can have a healthy and fulfilling life. A healthy sex life is part of that.
Obviously I'm not concerned in that I'm crying myself to sleep because other people aren't getting their end away enough but in a perfect world they would be.
If we limited commenting in online forums to things that only concerned us personally the conversation would get pretty stilted pretty quickly!
I said "our concern" not "your concern." "Our" in this context meaning people in general, as in the world at large. Which is why I wondered, above, if the OP was concerned about what happens on a population scale if people are having less sex.

I kind of see what you're saying, but if the core issue is whether people of this generation are feeling happy and fulfilled compared to other generations, there are probably more direct ways to assess this than looking at how much sex they're having. Like a survey where you literally ask how happy and fulfilled they feel.

I think if WE worry over this one issue too much, we risk coming across too judgmental about very personal choices people are making.
 
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The premise for the book and series "Handmaids Tale" revolves around the declining birth rate. (Actually a pretty good series, dark, foreboding, great acting).

But I don't get porn as a substitute for the real thing. Yes a great deal of sex is in your head, but the touchy, feely, licky, sucky aspects contribute greatly to the experience, or am I just old school (which has worked for a long long long time)
Yeah wife loves that series, I haven’t checked it out yet.
I agree, shit we all are guilty of checking out internet porn. I cannot imagine that as a replacement and women younger than me certainly have seen porn where as when I was younger it was awkward to suggest watching a porn together.
First time I brought it up to my Wife was kind of nerve racking but that is what I meant earlier. Putting yourself in uncomfortable social situations makes dealing with discomfort much easier.
 

woolfe9998

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Yeah wife loves that series, I haven’t checked it out yet.
Big thumbs up on that show. It plays like a warning over what would happen if the religious right takes over and turns us into an autocracy. Which sadly isn't that implausible to happen as soon as when the show purports to take place which is I think the 2030's.
 

maddie

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Probably ties back to their economic woes compared to prior generations... less money for dating, living at home...
Honest question. Is this an American thing? AFAIK, people in poorer countries have copious amounts of sex. Few hang-ups associated with it also.
 

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