Tag: Millennials

How Millennials Turned Out Much Better Than Their Boomer Parents

July 31, 2017
How Millennials Turned Out Much Better Than Their Boomer Parents

A new analysis of General Social Survey data confirms what we’ve seen in other research – Millennials are a lot more sexually conservative than their Boomer parents. Earlier studies have shown that: Millennials are forecast to have 8 sexual partners during their lifetime, compared with 11 for Boomers. (Millennials’ grandparents – the WWII generation – […]

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Millennials Rewrite the Marriage Script

January 17, 2017
Millennials Rewrite the Marriage Script

Millennials are rewriting the marriage script of the last 60 years and establishing their own priorities around love and sex. They readily adapt to new dating technologies but are in no hurry to wed. That means big changes to an institution that has already changed radically in the last hundred years. The History of Marriage Anthropologist Helen Fisher sums […]

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Relationships Promote Career Success

January 10, 2017
Relationships Promote Career Success

Has anyone ever told you they don’t want a relationship because they’re focusing on their career? Or working really hard at their job? Many young professionals cite a focus on career success as the reason they don’t want a relationship. But a wealth of research shows that claim isn’t legit – coupled up young professionals enjoy numerous career […]

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The Unsexy Millennials

August 10, 2016
The Unsexy Millennials

A new study on Sexual Inactivity During Young Adulthood by Jean Twenge et al builds on previous research showing that Millennials are less sexually active than prior generations. The latest response has been somewhat hysterical, with many articles assuming that delayed sexual activity is a bad thing. It’s also been erroneously focusing almost entirely on (elite) […]

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Millennials Are Marrying Their Exes

June 16, 2016
Millennials Are Marrying Their Exes

Millennials are increasingly marrying their exes. So says Jenna Birch in a new article at Elle magazine. I contributed to the article, check it out: Generation Breakup Then Makeup: Millennials Are Marrying Their Exes I’d love to hear your thoughts on the topic. Please head over to Elle to read the article, then let’s discuss! […]

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