Single people out married people in America today, and about 18 Seeking playmate fun companion of those single Americans are age 65 or older. The ratio of single older women to single older men is worse, about Competition can be tough for older women looking for male companions.
Usually not: The vast majority of Americans are monogamous and happy about it, expressing satisfaction with their sex lives and a broad preference for emotional commitment in sexual relationships. Most by far prefer marriage to the single life. But there's more to sex in America in than that s picture suggests. A groundbreaking ABC News "Primetime Live" survey finds a range of eye-popping sexual activities, fantasies and attitudes in this country, confirming some conventional wisdom, exploding some myths -- and Bbw women blowjobs in Falcon Lake, Manitoba tx where few scientific surveys have gone before.
Among the Horny ladies Madila Fifty-seven percent of Americans have had sex outdoors or in a public place. Half talk with their partners about their sexual fantasies.
Forty-two percent call themselves sexually adventurous. Twenty-nine percent have had sex on a first date, and about as many have had an "unexpected sexual encounter with someone new.
About half of women say they've faked an orgasm. Two-thirds of sexually active Americans sometimes "wear something sexy" to enhancetheir sex lives, and 30 percent say Just looking for some calm fun and their partner have watched sexually explicitvideos. One in five -- around 40 million people -- say they've looked at porn Web sites. As many, men and women about equally, have had "rebound" sex to get over a failedrelationship. In some cases, where activity is less common, fantasy takes over.
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Among people who aremarried or living in a committed relationship or formerly married16 percent havecheated on their partner nearly twice as many men as women -- while more, 30 percent,have fantasized about it. Fourteen percent of adults and twice as many single men havehad sex in a threesome, while an additional 21 percent have fantasized about that.
Twelvepercent have had sex at their workplace, and it's been a fantasy for one in 10 more. Fantasy and Activity Did it Fantasized about it. There are other s of yearning: Among the 55 percent who describe their sexualactivity as "traditional," about three in 10 would like to be more adventurous. And more-- four in 10, especially men -- would like more adventurousness in their partners. The survey also finds huge differences in sexual attitudes between men and women. Itunderscores the wages of sin: Divorced or separated men are twice as likely to have beenunfaithful Plettenberg Bay aged girls looking for fun tonight their marriage.
And it demolishes the notion that singles are swinging: Evenamong young singles under 30nearly half aren't dating at all, and among those whoare dating, eight in 10 are dating one person exclusively. Monogamy, Beautiful woman want hot sex Richland, rules theroost. Moreover, the survey finds that satisfaction with sex does matter. A statistical analysisidentifies some of the factors independently related to satisfaction with sex, marriage andlife more broadly.
Many of the frankand personal questions, from foreplay to fantasy, have rarely Adult looking sex Brownstown Indiana ever been asked before ina representative national survey. Other comport with sex research. The survey is the basis for an exclusive report on sexual attitudes and behavior for the ABC News program "Primetime Live" that aired on Thursday, Oct. A second program, based on a separate survey of sexual attitudes and behavior among teenagers, will air at a later date.
If women are from Venus, men are -- well -- men. Seventy percent of men think about sex every day -- double the rate among women. Indeed, 43 percent of men think about sex several times a day; just 13 percent of women do that. Eighty-three percent of men enjoy sex "a great deal"; that falls to 59 percent of women. Women, though, are equally likely to express satisfaction with their sex lives. Sex and the Gender Gap Men Women.
Enjoy sex a "great deal" 83 Overall, women report an average of six sex partners in their lifetimes; men, But abetter gauge of sexual activity for most people is the median, the midpoint between thehigh and low: Women report a median of three sex partners; Crowell TX bi horny wives, a median of Adult seeking hot sex Bonnots mill Missouri 65016. The averages are higher because a small of individuals -- especially men -- reporta very large of partners.
Five percent of the men in this sample reported havinghad 99 or more sex partners, including four who reportedthree who reported and one who reported Among women, one percent reported 99 or more partners; thehigh was reported by two women.
While there are differences between the sexes, the data are internally coherent; for example, people who report more sex partners, men and women alike, are more apt to describe themselves Married wants sex tonight Vancouver adventurous sexually and to say they enjoy sex a great deal. In another difference between the sexes, 42 percent of men report having had had sex on a first date; that drops to 17 percent of women.
Again the data are coherent; women who report having had first-date sex also are much more likely to call themselves sexually adventurous, and they report many more sex partners across their lives -- an average of 19, compared with an average of four for other women. A third of adults would like to have more sex than they do now -- but more men, aboutfour in 10, than women, 28 percent. Men, as noted, are more apt to have cheated, muchmore apt to fantasize about it, and more than twice as likely as women to say it'sacceptable to have casual sex without an emotional relationship -- "just doing it for thesex.
Women also are about half as likely as men to say they've had sex in a threesome,unexpectedly with someone new, or at work; and they're less likely to fantasize aboutthese. A third of men have fantasized about a threesome and 20 percent have fantasizedabout an unexpected encounter; it's nine and 10 percent of women, respectively. Women are more conservative about sex in other ways. They're more apt than men to saythere's too much sex on TV, 84 percent to 62 percent. They're less likely than men tocondone sex before marriage, 54 to 68 percent. And 61 percent Married wife looking sex Long Beach sexually active women,compared Hung guy wanted for bbw 50 percent of men, call themselves sexually traditional, not adventurous.
In other personal predilections, men are twice as likely as women to sleep in the nude 31 percent of men, 14 percent of womenand women are much more likely to prefer to have sex with the lights off 51 percent of women, 27 percent of men. In the online realm, men are more than Horny women in Merced, CA times as likely as women to have looked at asexually explicit Web site, and doing so spikes among men under Relatively few --but 11 percent of young men -- have participated in sex chat rooms.
Women are muchmore likely to regard either of these activities as "being unfaithful. Sex and the Web Men Men Women. Have participated in sex chat room 11 5 2. Think visiting sex Web site is cheating 25 Think participating in sex chat room is cheating 54 Three-quarters of sexually active men say they "always" have an orgasm, while just 30 percent of women say the same.
An additional 45 percent of women say they have an orgasm "most of the time," but not always. As noted, nearly half of women report having faked an orgasm, but they aren't the onlythespians: Eleven percent of men say they've done so too.
Asked why they faked it, menand women alike speak mainly about either pleasing their partner or getting done. Faking orgasms suggests dissatisfaction for some women; it's higher among womenwho've cheated on a spouse, are dissatisfied with their sex lives and are less than verysatisfied with their marriages. But for others that doesn't necessarily hold: Sexuallyadventurous women are among the most likely always to Horny girls numbers in Cuernavaca orgasms, yet also amongthe most likely to have faked them.
Women who are more likely always to have an orgasm are more apt to enjoy sex a greatdeal, think about it often, be satisfied with their sex lives and say their sex lives are veryexciting. Always having an orgasm is least common among women age 40 and older,longtime marrieds, those who are less than very satisfied with their sex lives and withtheir marriage, and those who don't enjoy sex a great deal. The orgasm gap between the sexes likely explains why men are more apt than women toenjoy sex a great deal.
Among people who always have orgasms -- disproportionately men -- nearly nine in 10 enjoy sex a great deal. Among those who don't always or usuallyhave orgasms -- mainly women -- top-level enjoyment drops to 46 percent. Sexual Enjoyment Have orgasms: Enjoy sex 'a great deal'. Usually Less often Men London free swinger clubs women are more in sync in other areas.
Eight in 10 sexually activemen and women alike say they Xxx dating free Dexter Kentucky about "the right amount" of sexual foreplay. Andthey offer identical median estimates of the amount of time they spend having sex,including foreplay: 45 minutes. Three-quarters of men and women alike are unworried about contracting AIDS or anothersexually transmitted disease; widespread monogamy is the likely reason. In another area of accord, three-quarters of men and women alike say it's more enjoyableto be married than Port-mansfield-TX adult matchmaker. Sexual activity is a likely reason: Just 35 percent of singles arecurrently involved in a sexual relationship rising to 51 percent of young singles ,compared with 83 percent of couples and 91 percent of couples excluding seniors.
There is room for improvement.
Among people who've had sex in the last year, nearlynine in 10 describe their sex lives as exciting -- but far fewer, just over a third, call it "very exciting. Still, that's greater than high-level satisfaction with jobs or finances, and about equal to the satisfaction people express with their health and social lives.
Americans give higher satisfaction ratings to their family lives 68 percent "very"satisfiedbut the highest of all to their marriages or committed relationships. Indeednearly everyone in a married or committed relationship is satisfied with it -- 97 percent --including eight in 10 Beautiful woman want hot sex Richland are "very satisfied," men and women alike. The big picture, sexually speaking, is as follows: Ninety-seven percent of adult Americans have ever had sexual intercourse; three percent are virgins.
Seventy-eight percent have had sex in the last year 86 percent of men and 70 percent of women. And 64 percent Horny girls in Grenelefe Florida currently involved in a sexual relationship.
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Excluding senior citizens, it's 72 percent. Among those who've had sex in the last year, the vast majority -- 86 percent -- have had a single sex partner in that time period. Far fewer Lonely woman seeking casual sex Basingstoke Deane, however, have had a single sexpartner in their entire lifetime -- a quarter of women, and 12 percent of men. Coupling is the norm: More than eight in 10 Americans are either married 52 percent ,living with a partner in a committed relationship eight percentwidowed eight percentor gave wedlock a whirl but are now separated or divorced 15 percent.