The sexual revolution did not start in the free-loving s as is commonly thought, a University of Florida researcher says. Census Bureau statistics on premarital pregnancy and vital statistics on single motherhood between and point to the unexpected conclusion that there was much more sexual activity during those decades than Americans were willing to admit, said Alan Petigny, a UF history professor whose research was published in the fall issue of the Journal of Social History. For example, the proportion of the population that considered alcoholism a disease rather than a moral failing increased from 6 percent in to more than 60 percent in , Petigny said. Benjamin Spock, in his book The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care, which was second only to the Bible in sales, advised parents not to become alarmed by their children masturbating.
Was Sex In 1950s America As Straitlaced And Boring As You Think It Was?
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By Daily Mail Feb 15, Adams in Modern Bride magazine in Psychologist Dr Clifford Adams talked his readers through the stages of love-making. Later both may be able to enjoy the tumultuous vigour of unrestrained love. Married couples should not forget the importance of climactic sexual relations as a means of reducing tension.
Love and marriage in the 1950s
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Sex ed is awkward for pretty much everyone. You put a whole bunch of teenagers in a room and make them all talk about sex, and what do you expect, really? Still, we all fight for our right to watch embarrassing videos and shift in our seats every time that one kid makes another inappropriate joke. Because the alternative, where nobody teaches teenagers anything but abstinence, is even worse than having to avoid eye contact with that kid sitting next to you who's kind of cute — but hell if you're going to let on now while there's a diagram of a penis on the slide projector. Still, no matter how bad sex ed was, it could have been worse — you could have been born 60 years earlier.