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(Politico)   Americans, especially young Americans, are having much less sex than just a decade ago. And the rate is dropping faster every year. Why? "Too much Netflix, not enough chill"   ( politico.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Human sexual behavior, young adults, Sexual intercourse, sex, sexual counter-revolution, percent, United States, young men  
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2018-02-09 01:17:39 PM  
I was not having sex before it was cool.
 
2018-02-09 01:19:12 PM  
You think it's bad now, wait until sexbots are readily available.

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2018-02-09 01:39:00 PM  
"Chill"? Is that the kind of language you beatnik kids are using now?
 
2018-02-09 02:06:19 PM  
More guys think it's OK to be openly misogynistic now?
 
2018-02-09 02:06:58 PM  
What is this "sex" you speak of?
 
2018-02-09 02:09:53 PM  
Netflix and chill is just a euphemism. We could be watching Hulu, Amazon or even YouTube. Heck, we might even be playing some vintage vinyl.
 
2018-02-09 02:18:11 PM  
I blame online porn sites.

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2018-02-09 02:18:39 PM  
So Farkers just ahead of the curve.
 
2018-02-09 02:19:26 PM  

Man On A Mission: You think it's bad now, wait until sexbots are readily available.

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A friend linked me this just yesterday:
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2018-02-09 02:21:06 PM  

Mugato: "Chill"? Is that the kind of language you beatnik kids are using now?


Yes, yes it is. Although as far as I can tell, almost never without "Netflix and" in front of it.

Of course individual results may vary. In regards to both the word chill and how much sex young people are having. On the other hand, to quote one now skeevy American icon, "It's not the quantity of your sexual relations that counts. It's the quality. On the other hand if the quantity drops below once every eight months, I would definitely look into it."
 
2018-02-09 02:21:44 PM  

Mugato: "Chill"? Is that the kind of language you beatnik kids are using now?


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2018-02-09 02:22:12 PM  
Have you noticed, that people are not having sex?
All the pronouncement, had absolutely no effect.
Parents and counselors, constantly warn them.
But people are not having sex and nothing seems to start them.
Do you realize that people are not having sex?
They've been shown how to, perhaps they are perplexed.
 
2018-02-09 02:22:29 PM  

LoneWolf343: Man On A Mission: You think it's bad now, wait until sexbots are readily available.

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A friend linked me this just yesterday:
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I just buy a new one every so often. Although I'm thinking of pushing the bedroom door open really hard. It's amazing what lands just about door knob high.
 
2018-02-09 02:22:45 PM  
Yeah, no shiat. I've been married for 10 years.
 
2018-02-09 02:22:52 PM  
well personally it's
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2018-02-09 02:25:36 PM  
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Net fix and chill?
 
2018-02-09 02:26:22 PM  
I'm sure someone we're now supposed to be terrified of how the kids are not having sex.

They're just finding more rewarding uses of their time. Less awkward grabbing with people they don't even really like just because they're the only ones who would agree to it, just to convince other people they don't really like that they are cool.
 
2018-02-09 02:27:09 PM  
It's been a while since my awful sex ed classes, but I was basically told if I had sex I would immediately have babies and die of AIDS. If I was one of the lucky ones, I would only get herpes.

Unless, of course, I had a wedding ring on. A bit of shopping mall gold would protect against all of that.

And yeah, it was a public school.
 
2018-02-09 02:27:15 PM  
Can't fark, watching Altered Carbon.
 
2018-02-09 02:27:18 PM  
Millennials are just the worst:
-Not buying houses they can't afford
-Not having children they can't afford
-Not getting STD's they can't afford
-Not getting abortions they can't afford

Actually, I don't think you can consider current 'young Americans' Millennials.  I don't think someone born in 2002 is a 'millennial'.
 
2018-02-09 02:28:54 PM  
I'll go with effeminization of the urban American male.
 
2018-02-09 02:29:44 PM  

Tr0mBoNe: Netflix and chill is just a euphemism. We could be watching Hulu, Amazon or even YouTube. Heck, we might even be playing some vintage vinyl.


Hulu and Head
Amazon and Anal
Youtube and Real Doll?
 
2018-02-09 02:32:04 PM  

drjekel_mrhyde: Tr0mBoNe: Netflix and chill is just a euphemism. We could be watching Hulu, Amazon or even YouTube. Heck, we might even be playing some vintage vinyl.

Hulu and Head
Amazon and Anal
Youtube and Real Doll?


CBS Online and Metamucil?
 
2018-02-09 02:32:24 PM  
Meh. When people don't have all that much to do, they'll have more sex because it's something to do. We have a lot of distractions these days.
 
2018-02-09 02:34:27 PM  

DarkSoulNoHope: I blame online porn sites.

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Pretty much this accross the board.  Teens are having less sex because they are having much less physical interaction.  A lot easier to 'sext' without the parents knowing than it was to have phone sex.  As adults people are buried in their devices sunup to sundown and it's a lot easier to sneak off to the bathroom with the tablet than it was to wait for the house to be empty and put in a DVD.

In short there are just way more options now and people are taking them.  No snark, I would bet in the not to distant future sex has been relegated to a 'for procreation only' type thing that may even be superseded by more scientific methods.  Haha, I just described the scenario in demolition man.
 
2018-02-09 02:34:46 PM  

LoneWolf343: Man On A Mission: You think it's bad now, wait until sexbots are readily available.

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A friend linked me this just yesterday:
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Duh. We'll have other robots that will clean the sexbots.

And we'll be very heartbroken when we come home early and catch the sexbot-cleaning robot having sex with the sexbot.
 
2018-02-09 02:36:03 PM  

LoneWolf343: I'm sure someone we're now supposed to be terrified of how the kids are not having sex.

They're just finding more rewarding uses of their time. Less awkward grabbing with people they don't even really like just because they're the only ones who would agree to it, just to convince other people they don't really like that they are cool.


That's pretty specific.
 
2018-02-09 02:36:15 PM  
As the recent Aziz Ansari incident has shown, the best thing for a young man to do is to avoid women entirely.
 
2018-02-09 02:36:26 PM  
Society has scared them sh*tless. Between having to sign and notarize forms in triplicate before doing the nasty to warnings from the time they realize that their nether parts are different than those of the opposite sex that bumping uglies will make your entire crotch explode in flames, it's no wonder that "kids these days" have issues with "that act".

Besides, these poor schmucks are going to have it tough enough financially in their lives... complicating things with an unwanted pregnanacy is most definitely NOT a good idea.

Thank goodness those years were in the 70s and 80s for me...
 
2018-02-09 02:36:54 PM  
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Oh hai guys, what's going on in this thread?
 
2018-02-09 02:37:03 PM  
Nearly 3 decades of unlimited on demand porn has made sex passè
 
2018-02-09 02:37:23 PM  
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I'll go with the old standby here.
 
2018-02-09 02:37:30 PM  
Maybe they're just masturbating more.
 
2018-02-09 02:37:36 PM  

Peter_B_Risen: I'll go with effeminization of the urban American male.


Why? Do you think women don't like sex?
 
2018-02-09 02:38:30 PM  

LoneWolf343: Man On A Mission: You think it's bad now, wait until sexbots are readily available.

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A friend linked me this just yesterday:
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They will just be instructed to be self cleaning.  Just beware as someone might stumble across a vagina in a sink and have some explaining to do.

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2018-02-09 02:39:04 PM  
All those huge dongs on the internet make me scared to whip mine out in front of a woman.
 
2018-02-09 02:39:13 PM  
Really - no one is having sex?...
All these grew out of cabbages, then?
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2018-02-09 02:39:42 PM  

OkieDookie: drjekel_mrhyde: Tr0mBoNe: Netflix and chill is just a euphemism. We could be watching Hulu, Amazon or even YouTube. Heck, we might even be playing some vintage vinyl.

Hulu and Head
Amazon and Anal
Youtube and Real Doll?

CBS Online and Metamucil?


Grind up some Geritol, crush some lines and fark until your hips break.
 
2018-02-09 02:41:05 PM  

Peter_B_Risen: I'll go with effeminization of the urban American male.


Partly this. Also you have to fill out a f*cking contract to f*ck anyone and they may still claim you raped them later on anyway.
 
2018-02-09 02:41:33 PM  
"A recent poll in The Economistillustrates how young adults are now more concerned than their older peers about sexual assault, and more likely to view behavior related to sex and dating as troubling. Young adults in the United States were about twice as likely as Americans 64 and older to think that commenting on a woman's attractiveness was sexual harassment. Describing all this as a "sexual counter-revolution," Douglas Murray at The Spectatorargued that "whereas the 1960s saw a freeing up of attitudes towards sex, pushing at boundaries, this counter-swing is turning sexual freedom into sexual fear, and nearly all sexual opportunities into a legalistic minefield.""

I've thought for a while now that this could be one of the consequences of the metoo movement, that people are less willing to engage in flirty behaviour for fear of it being considered harassment. Overall of course the movement is good, but I'm glad to see someone think about the downsides.
 
What nowadays is an acceptable way to meet people besides dating apps? Any sort of advance is seen as creepy. It must be hard for young people now that already don't have much confidence to have to worry about being considered a pervert or harasser. I'm just glad I'm out of all that nonsense. I hope I never have to go on another first date again.
 
2018-02-09 02:41:39 PM  
After years of puritanical interests pushing in this direction, are we going to pretend that this is a bad thing?  Especially after the particularly ominous specter of "Idiocracy" may now be avoided?
 
2018-02-09 02:43:21 PM  
Americans, especially young Americans, are having much less sex with other peoplethan just a decade ago. And the rate is dropping faster every year. Why? "Too much Netflix, not enough chill"

FTFY
 
2018-02-09 02:44:37 PM  
If I were a young male in the current culture, I'd probably avoid sex for the most part too. Young women nowadays get wasted drunk or stoned, seek out validation and have sex with you to get it, then regret it later and claim you raped her. It's simply not worth the risk of having your life ruined.
 
2018-02-09 02:45:39 PM  

HotWingConspiracy: Peter_B_Risen: I'll go with effeminization of the urban American male.

Why? Do you think women don't like sex?


Sounds like he's repeating a book title.
 
2018-02-09 02:47:41 PM  
Nothing is discreet anymore. The younger gen may be a bit leery of hooking up since any intimate encounter could be blasted out on social media within a few minutes (minute 4 or 5) and then you have to deal with everyone's inquiries.
You can't just hook up on a Friday night anymore and maybe chat on the phone a few times and give the person that awkward look at school on Monday.
If something during your date goes wrong, be ready to divert full power to shields.
 
2018-02-09 02:47:58 PM  
Millennial's future:
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2018-02-09 02:48:17 PM  
Of course millennials are having less sex. Have you seen the price of fresh grapefruit lately?
 
2018-02-09 02:49:35 PM  
Also, people close their shades at night WAY more than they used to...  ( ._.)
 
2018-02-09 02:49:53 PM  

Contrabulous Flabtraption: Peter_B_Risen: I'll go with effeminization of the urban American male.

Partly this. Also you have to fill out a f*cking contract to f*ck anyone and they may still claim you raped them later on anyway.


Shouldn't you guys be at the_donald?
 
2018-02-09 02:50:03 PM  
Its to easy to get an STD, so being single and not looking for eager women has been a very healthy choice for me. WIN!
 
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