Surveys 'Have You Ever Had Sex in Public?'

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.Adam & Eve releases the latest statistics from an all-new survey that compares results to the same question the company asked 10 years ago: Have you ever had sex in public?

According to the poll, not as many couples are seeking this thrill as they did 10 years ago. In 2011, 52 percent of the respondents said they had engaged in sex in a public place, while only 46 percent of 2021’s respondents did. Over 47 percent of those surveyed in 2011 said they had not ever had sex in public, compared to 39 percent in 2021. And respondents in 2021 seem a little more shy with sharing, as well. In 2011, only 1 percent of those polled preferred not to answer the question, while nearly 15 percent of the respondents in 2021 refused to provide a response.

Dr. Jenni Skyler, resident sexologist at Adam & Eve, believes these numbers may simply be indicative of today’s current climate. “We’ve spent the last several years avoiding doing most anything in public,” Skyler says. “Because couples have become accustomed to being inside for the past two years, they may need a thawing period to feel comfortable exhibiting public displays of affection. This includes everything from holding hands and kissing to more risky sex in public.” 

Chad Davis, marketing director for Adam & Eve, adds, “Regardless of location, Adam & Eve offers a wide variety of products to enhance any erotic encounter.”

The web-based survey, conducted by an independent third-party survey company, of over 1,000 American adults age 18 and up, was sponsored by Adam & Eve to study sexual preferences and practices.

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