“About 1 in 4 Japanese adults in their 20s and 30s are virgins, says study” (CNN) started a bit of discussion among some of my (married high-income guy) friends. They highlighted
The report found that a higher percentage of men on lower incomes remained sexually inexperienced compared to women.
“Although the discussion around cause and effect becomes very complex when considering who becomes sexually experienced and who remains a virgin, we show that heterosexual inexperience is at least partly a socioeconomic issue for men. Simply put, money talks,” said Cyrus Ghaznavi, the lead author of the study.
- references to DNA analysis showing that fewer than half of human males have been selected by females for reproductive success (in the U.S. the relationship between male income and fatherhood is distorted by the welfare system; it is not financially irrational for an American woman to continue a pregnancy following sex with a no-income or low-income man (though it makes better financial sense to find an already-married high-income sex partner))