Covid Killed The Copulating

The destruction wreaked by the Chinese Wuhan Virus did not end with the deaths; it also apparently killed intimacy with young Americans.

As a result of the pandemic and social distancing, 55% of young, single Americans turned to technology to be sexually intimate. As the country begins to reopen, new insights from dating app Plenty of Fish show that while 42% of singles are open to physical intimacy after the pandemic and are eager to meet new people, two-thirds will continue to be just as virtually connected after the pandemic as they were during, relying on video chats (61%), sexting (54%) and phone sex (47%).

Twenty years from now, America will be a barren, childless wasteland which will resemble the current states of Britain, France, and Germany. Considering who their parents will be, that’s probably a good thing.

According to the study, 64% of singles said being virtually intimate during the pandemic changed what they consider intimacy to be. Nearly 6 in 10 (57%) respondents now place higher value on other types of intimacy, like emotional or intellectual intimacy, while 45% find less value in physical connection.

Who in their right minds would be satisfied with “virtual intimacy?” Sending texts to a partner is nothing like being there and exploring each other’s body. I do not understand this generation at all.

6 thoughts on “Covid Killed The Copulating

  1. Virtual intimacy is in my opinion…virtually NO intimacy. I am a very touchy-feely person so I need that in person contact. I did see a cute baby the other day who was around 6 weeks old and his shirt said “mom & dad didn’t stay 6′ apart”.

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    1. Pretty much my thoughts exactly. Between the pandemic and so many people being out of their minds, Kyle and Erik have zero interest in girlfriends. A lot of his friends think the same way. It’s sad, because schools don’t hold dances anymore, and no one really holds parties. Kids aren’t meeting people of the opposite sex.

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