Every generation has its own unique sexual trends. What turns a millennial on (Drake! Snapchat! Cat memes!) might turn a Gen Xer off — and vice versa. Although generations are undoubtedly made up of millions of individuals who have their own sexual preferences, coming of age in a certain time period with its own unique art, culture, and technology does cause you to share certain perspectives with your peers.
Take sexual trends, for example. Back in the 1970s, swinging was newly hip, and a full bush meant business. Open Marriage: A New Lifestyle For Couples was published in 1972 and spent weeks on the bestseller list. Fast forward to the 90s, and shaved pubes were in vogue, while the AIDS epidemic encouraged a new upswing in monogamy. Today, the consensus is that whatever you choose to do with your below the belt hair is your business, and swinging, polyamory, and open relationships are arguably more common than ever before. And these trends are only a few decades apart. Imagine what mating and dating in the 18th century was like?
To analyze what makes Millennials weak in the knees, Skyn condoms surveyed over 3,000 sexually active adults 18-34 around the country for their 2017 Millennial Sex Survey. Here's what they found turns us on: