Americans are having way less sex than previous generations

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By Jose Sepulveda, Buzz60

As it turns out, married American couples or pairs that live together had sex 16 fewer times per year from 2010-2014 than from 2000-2004.

People did it nine times more a year back in the late '90s.

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As for the reason, scientists say we're less happy and therefore not in the mood as much. It's a bit of a negative cycle because having less sex also makes us more unhappy.

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Despite busy lives, however, people who work more hours actually have more sex. Weird right?

Researchers also noted that in the 1990s, married people had sex more times a year than people who had never been hitched. By the mid-2000s that trend reversed.

The survey says people in their 20s have sex more than 80 times per year. Not surprisingly,those numbers go down as we get older. We're talking 60 times a year by age 45, and 20 times a year by age 65.

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