These probably aren't questions you'd relish answering, at least not in front of the kids.Between 20, the percentage of people in their 50s who say they have sex at least once a week took about a 10-point plunge for both sexes (women dropped from 43 to 32 percent, and men from 49 to 41 percent). The survey found that only 43 percent of older Americans say they're satisfied with their sex lives (down from 51 percent in 2004), while the percentage who are dissatisfied with their sex lives increased.The 50-somethings aren't special; most other age groups saw a drop in their frequency of sex, too. Save Money: Get AARP member discounts on travel, shopping and more The chill isn't confined to the bedroom, sadly. Consider that the number of 45 Americans who believe that only married people should have sex has dropped by nearly half in five years-from 41 percent in 1999 to 22 percent in 2009.The percentage of people who say they engage in affectionate acts like hugging, kissing, and caressing at least once a week also fell between 20. What's more, fewer survey respondents agree that "there's too much emphasis on sex today" than they did in 2004 (though maybe Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction at the 2004 Super Bowl had us fed up back then). So, not the most diverse sample, but that's often the case in Halifax.Below we’ve collected some of the dating data and secret sexual confessions that you all so enthusiastically offered.Thirty-nine percent of women chose food over sex; only 16 percent of men answered the same.The results revealed some other preferences singles bring to the dating game, especially when food and alcohol come into play.
If you thought sleeping with someone before a first date was a no-go, but texting during a date was OK, think again.
We also collected your thoughts on whether Halifax is a good city to be single in, and exposed all the wildest sexual secrets you've never confessed to anyone.
Also be sure to check out the best responses we received to our open-ended survey questions, including; What was your biggest sexual regret or missed opportunity?
About half enjoy such simple nurturing activities at least weekly, although those with a regular partner are much more likely to report such frequency.
“Modern love is hard, but cool,” writes one of our older readers to all of Halifax’s heartbroken youths.