Dating and sex
When 17-year-old Quattro Musser hangs out with friends, they don't drink beer or cruise around in cars with their dates.
Rather, they stick to G-rated activities such as rock-climbing or talking about books.
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The declines appeared across race, geographic, and socioeconomic lines, and in rural, urban, and suburban areas.
According to an evolutionary psychology theory that a person's "life strategy" slows down or speeds up depending on his or her surroundings, exposure to a "harsh and unpredictable" environment leads to faster development, while a more resource-rich and secure environment has the opposite effect, the study said.While the rule of thumb may have been wait to have sex until a third date, 34% of singles have had sex before a first date, and Millennials are 48% more likely to have sex before a first date than all other generations of singles, according to the annual Singles in America survey, funded by Dallas-based dating service Match and conducted by Research Now.Millennials especially are unencumbered by fears that may have held people back from having sex in the past, says Helen Fisher a biological anthropologist and chief scientific adviser to Match, who helped develop the representative survey of more than 5,000 singles.“We have a real misunderstanding of Millennials,” she said."Maybe the scary things about being an adult are so much more concrete right now that it's just safer to not become an adult."RELATED STORIES: Why parents should care that porn showed up on Ted Cruz's Twitter page Sleepovers a thing of the past?If you thought sleeping with someone before a first date was a no-go, but texting during a date was OK, think again.
To him, the idea that earlier generations of teens centered evening activities around procuring and drinking alcohol sounded mystifying."I haven't heard of anyone who goes out and specifically drinks with their friends," he said.