French women are becoming increasingly assertive in their sexual habits, while one in five younger French men have "no interest in sex", according to one of the most comprehensive surveys of the nation's love lives, the Telegraph reported.
Either women have more than doubled their sexual partners since the 1970s, or they've become a whole lot more honest.
"Are women just like men?" asked the ever-astute Le Nouvel Observateur, which released extracts of the Study on Sexuality in France, 600 pages of edge-of-your-seat accounts involving 12,000 in-depth interviews between 2005 and 2006 with people of all ages.
Studies suggest male and female sexual behavior has, over the years, become increasingly similar. Stats after the jump, you promiscuous females...
French women claiming to have had only one partner:
1970: 68 percent
1992: 43 percent
2006: 34 percent
A woman's average number of partners:
1970: less than 2
2008: more than 5
1970 and today: almost 13
Women older than 50 who are sexually active:
1970: 50 percent
Today: 90 percent
[Originally posted at playgirl.com/blog]