Some women silently carry a low count for the same reasons. Whether you're sleeping with the same partner multiple times like Charlotte or screwing a bunch of randos from Tinder like a modern-day Samantha, sexual habits say something about you.
On the contrary, if a friend tells me she's slept with a few more than five guys this month I can conclude she's a free spirit. Whether low or high, sex numbers say a lot about your relationship with sex. Now that I'm a little older, I fancy a committed relationship over a one-night stand. I'd just prefer not to casually increase my sex count for someone I can't fathom having a relationship with. Even if you don't want to think about it, it matters where you stand on the omnipresent scale of sexuality. It's fine to have a DGAF attitude toward your number of partners, but you're human.
If it's your partner doing the sharing, remember you can rest assured that, should they say that magic number seven, they're almost definitely stretching the truth.
On social media, the constant flow of girl power posts enforces the idea that women can do whatever the f*ck they want.
Perhaps more interesting, however, is that when it comes to the art of sexual deception, the research shows that men and women lie at It's 2016!
Full disclosure: I'm 27, and I can tally the number of my sexual partners on two hands.
Louisiana residents reported an average of 15.7 sexual partners, while Utah clocked in at 2.6 — but the difference makes sense.
Over 62 percent of Utah’s residents are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which promotes abstinence until marriage.
or, at least amongst European and North American countries included in the study. In France, you can have up to 16 lovers before new ones start throwing their world-renowned judgment your way.
The Italians and the Dutch were most conservative, preferring their SOs to have no more than 12 and 11 partners, respectively.