Sex

Nearly Half of Millennial Women Aren't Happy With Their Sex Lives

The study also shows that having an enjoyable sex life became more important as women grew older.
Comments

Nearly half of millennial women aren't enjoying their sex lives, according to a new, first of its kind study by Public Health England.

The survey, titled 'What do women say? Reproductive health is a public issue', asked 7,000 women and found that 25- to 34-year-olds were much less satisfied with their sex lives than 55- to 64-year-olds, of whom a third were unsatisfied.

So there it is. The grim truth. 

The study also showed that having an enjoyable sex life became more important over the course of respondents' lives. It was the most important reproductive health issue for around 16 percent of women between 25 and 34, but rose with every age group above that. Just under 40 percent of 55- to 64-year-olds said it was the most important reproductive health issue to them.

"Enjoying a fulfilling sex life is important for women's mental and emotional wellbeing," Dr. Sue Mann, Public Health Consultant in Reproductive Health for Public Health England, told the BBC. "Our data show that sexual enjoyment is a key part of good reproductive health and that while many women are reporting sexual dysfunction, many are not seeking help."

This story originally appeared on Esquire.co.uk.

* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

Comments
View More Articles About:
About The Author
Tom Nicholson
View Other Articles From Tom
Comments
Latest Feed
 
Share
Politics, controversy, and the odd piece of good news defined our year, says data analytics company Research and Tech Lab.
 
Share
You shouldn’t feel pressured to give gifts to people if you don’t feel like it or you can’t afford to.
 
Share
 
Share
The lower house approved the proposed charter change on third and final reading on December 11.
 
Share
 
Share
The Mercer study also includes other market trends in hiring and employment.
 
Share
In real life, Coco Martin also has a motorcycle and a tank.
 
Share
There’s a timepiece for everyone (and we mean everyone) on your list. Don’t believe us? Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty. 
 
Share
The web giant's Year in Search 2018 report has some interesting news.
 
Share
World-famous graphic designer Kenya Hara details how it influences the minimal design of the lifestyle brand.
 
Share
Sex
We're number 1 when it comes to time spent per visit to the website.
Load More Articles
Connect With Us