Topic: Premarital Sex

Does True Love Wait? Age of First Sexual Experience Predicts Romantic Outcomes in Adulthood

Oct. 18, 2012

Individuals who have their first sexual experience later than average may have more satisfying romantic relationships in adulthood, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin. The study by Paige Harden, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and the Population Research Center, suggests that those who had a later first sexual experience were also less likely to be married and had fewer romantic partners in adulthood.

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Young Adults' Sexual Relationships Increasingly Favor Men, Research Finds

Jan. 18, 2011

While young women's educational and career opportunities have skyrocketed over the past two decades, their opportunities for stable, long-term relationships have declined, according to new research from sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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