You’ll have heard of Netflix
by now, but a new study suggests that the latter half of that two-person activity may not be as scandalous as it sounds. The Wall Street Journal performed a survey on the phenomenon, gathering responses from 1,000 people on how their binge-watching habits affect their sex lives. The numbers don’t lie, and they spell disaster for some streamers: One in four respondents said they’d chosen streaming video over sex in the last six months, with that number jumping to 36% among people between the age of 18 and 38.
“Several sex therapists say the problem is bigger than Netflix,” per the report. “Technology writ large, including phones, Instagram
and anything else people do on the internet, is stealing Americans’ attention.”
As for how Netflix feels about all this, the company offered a statement: “We take pride in being part of the cultural zeitgeist,