"This study really contradicts the widespread notion that Millennials are the 'hookup' generation, which is popularized by dating apps like Tinder and others, suggesting that they are just looking for quick relationships and frequent casual sex," Dr. Ryne Sherman, who co-wrote the study, told The Telegraph.
According to The Washington Post, this generation have fewer sexual partners than the baby boomers and those in Generation X.
"As people have gotten much more accepting of all sorts of forms of consensual sex, they’ve also gotten more picky about what constitutes consent," Coontz said. "We are far less accepting of pressured sex."
While it seems like our parents are the ones having all the fun between the sheets, a recent study found that thanks to all that fun, there has also been a rise in STIs in the over 50s.
Research from the University of New England reveals cases of chlamydia in people aged over 50 has doubled between 2004 and 2010.
Hmm maybe it’s time to sit down and have a chat with your parents about safe sex…