The Jeff Ward Show

Blog > The Jeff Ward Show > Couples losing their virginity today have a 'better experience than those 25 years ago'

Couples losing their virginity today have a 'better experience than those 25 years ago'

It is a moment few of us forget - albeit not always for the right reasons.

But people losing their virginity today have a better experience than those 20-30 years ago, a study claims.

Researchers from Illinois State University questioned more than 5,000 people in a Midwestern
U.S. university over a 23-year period.

 
Couples having sex for the first time have a better experience than those losing their virginity 20-30 years ago, researchers claim

Couples having sex for the first time have a better experience than those losing their virginity 20-30 years ago, researchers claim

 

Questionnaires completed between 1990 and 2012 involved those whose first experience of intercourse had occurred up to a decade before (e.g. 1980).

They revealed the first time had improved for both men and women - and the different emotions each gender felt.

Whereas men tend to feel more anxious about their performance, they also tend to get more pleasure during their first sexual encounter than women - who were more likely to feel guilt.

The largest gender difference found was for pleasure, although the effect size was very large for all three emotions.

Read more:

Taboola Teaser

While Fox Sports may have a policy about not showing fans who run onto the field during their broadcast, that didn...
Florida Republican Representative David Jolly said Friday morning on CNN’s New Day that Florida Republican Senator...
On paper, game 6 of the NBA Finals Thursday night was one for the ages. Led by the heroics of LeBron James‘ 41...
A Harvard Law grad is suing the New York State Board of Law Examiners, claiming its refusal to provide her...