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). Research has long shown that money worries sap sex, and with the recent unemployment scourge, yo-yoing 401(k)s and rampaging foreclosures, there's been no shortage in worries.About half enjoy such simple nurturing activities at least weekly, although those with a regular partner are much more likely to report such frequency. To put it mildly, financial stress is probably hitting midlifers below the belt."Financial worries tend to seep into all parts of a couple's life together," says Dr.Below we’ve collected some of the dating data and secret sexual confessions that you all so enthusiastically offered.The full results from the survey our embedded at the bottom of the page for your late-night reading.
Grindr’s more specialized audience — the app is meant primarily for gay and bisexual men — probably explains why only 4.3% of respondents said they used it. 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.They’re all asking the same question: What do Millennials want from a dating app? As far as dating apps go, concerns might have been overstated: That’s almost four times as many as who indicated they used it for hookups, and more than twice as many who said they were looking for casual dating. The GPS-based app, which pioneered double-matching and “swiping left,” was the the most popular app by far, used by 84% of the college students we surveyed.In attempt to answer these questions, we surveyed almost 4,000 current college students around the country. That’s about five times the percentage of the second-most popular app, female-friendly Bumble, which only allows women to initiate a conversation.“Modern love is hard, but cool,” writes one of our older readers to all of Halifax’s heartbroken youths.