Sexuality

Teen Sex Study Links Age At First Sexual Experience To Romantic Relationships In Adulthood

The Huffington Post: When it comes to sex, “late bloomers” may have a better shot at finding happiness in romantic relationships later in life, according to new research conducted at the University of Texas at Austin–but it’s complicated. The research shows that people who lose their virginity at an older More

Study: People Who Wait to Have Sex Are ‘Less Dissatisfied’ in Marriage

The Atlantic: PROBLEM: A lot of “marriage promotion” and youth health movements are predicated on notions of how adolescent sexual gallivanting influences romantic/marital relationships as adults. The dominant notion is that starting earlier means problems later. But there’s more to it. Some of what we’ve heard from previous research: Having More

Studying Sex

Developing research with a specific focus is an important step as an early career psychologist, but choosing to specialize so soon also has its difficulties. When a researcher has an unconventional primary interest, such as human sexuality, sometimes a carefully plotted course must be navigated between mainstream and niche research. More