We formerly reported on research, published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior, that suggested your parents and grandparents (depending on how old you are) will probably have more sexual partners in their lifetime than you.
Here’s the breakdown of sexual partners per generation (for the full story, read Sex Ed: The Latest Sex Studies Will Blow Your Mind):
>>> Greatest Generation (1901-1924): 3
>>> Silent Generation (1925-1945): 5
>>> Baby Boomers (1946-1964): 11
>>> Gen X (1965-1984): 10
>>> Millennial (1985-2004): 8
But these figures beg the question: why? Luckily, two new studies have some answers. Keep reading for all the things standing between you and getting laid.