The team at SuperDrug Online Doctor has just released a new study on one of the biggest taboos in American culture — virginity. Males and Females" reveals trends on when Americans are losing their virginity, and what factors affect when this happens. The main one being a lack of sex education at school and at home. Among their various findings, one of the most interesting is that the total number of people who have ever had same-sex sexual contact is For the purpose of this study, the definition of virginity loss is whether the respondent had heterosexual vaginal intercourse. With that in mind, the average age of virginity loss for American men is
On 'Late'-In-Life Virginity Loss
The Average Age People Lose Their Virginity Across Different Generations
Having sex too soon is the biggest regret of young people losing their virginity, a survey of British sexual behaviour suggests. More than a third of women and a quarter of men in their teens and early 20s admitted it had not been "the right time" when they first had sex. The latest National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles poll says many people may not be ready at that age. The Natsal survey, carried out every decade or so, gives a detailed picture of sexual behaviour in the UK. When asked in more depth, most said they wished they had waited longer to lose their virginity.
The Average Age People Lose Their Virginity is Rising
Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention releases new data from an annual survey of "youth risk behaviors. A lot. While the average age American teenagers have sex is 17 , and has been for a long time , the proportion of teens who have sex before they turn 15 has been on a steady decline. The latest data from shows that about 39 percent of US high schoolers had ever had sex, compared to nearly 48 percent in The Guttmacher Institute reports that the number of teens who've had sex by age 15 has gone down since
First things first: there is no right or wrong age to lose your virginity. The only factors that matter when it comes to having sex for the first time is that both YOU and your partner are ready, and you're using protection. And while what you see on TV and in the movies might tell you otherwise, everyone's first time is SO different. Don't let anybody — your friends or characters on the big screen — dictate what's normal or not normal.