"'There is more promiscuity and illicit sex on college campuses today than in any other walk of American life.' The speaker is the dean of a large state university. He asked to remain anonymous because if his views became known , trustees would have him dismissed. There is an unofficial conspiracy among those in charge of our universities to keep the shocking facts about college sex from the American public".
- and why shouldn't the faculty keep it quiet - they were in on it.
"The fruits of the Third Reich Population Policy are shocking indeed. Fifteen and 16-year-old girls are having babies with the blessings of their Hitler Youth leaders. Unwed mothers with illegitimate children have the right to evict married but childless couples from apartment houses...laws are passed entitling unmarried mothers to call themselves 'Mrs.' instead of 'Miss', and providing state subsides for illegitimate children and crushing taxes for childless adults."
• Watch a Film Clip about the Lebensborn Program •
An article that examines the once highly guarded chastity of American women between the years 1912 through 1946:
• Of the women who married before 1912 - 12 percent were non-virgins upon marriage
• Of the women who married during or immediately after W.W. I - 26 percent were non-virgins upon marriage
• Of the women who married between 1922 and 1931 - 49 percent were non-virgins upon marriage
• Of the women who married between 1932 and 1937 - 68 percent were non-virgins upon marriage
"Ever since Sigmund Freud came right out and said in public print that sex is important to happiness, people have been wondering: How important?"
So begins the attached article by the noted psychiatrist Edrita Fried, who expanded upon her introductory sentence by clarifying that Freud never taught that this happiness was entirely dependent upon sex. In the four pages that followed, Dr. Fried illustrated the issue of sex and happiness with assorted case studies from her own caseload, concluding that:
"The achievement of happiness and true sexual fulfillment makes strange demands on us... but no sensible person would say they are too great for the reward they offer."
Somewhat recent surveys on this same topic were conducted by the Social Indicators Research Journal, their findings can be read by clicking the title link above.
"At the beginning of World War II, our army was a mixture of callow boys and and domesticated men. The older men were homesick for wives and children, the younger men felt themselves on the verge of an adventure they didn't quite understand. While most were unsure of themselves, their need for women was painfully apparent...There were plenty of lonely wives, too, and it soon became evident that a fair number of them were committed to the belief that continence was bad for women."
British girls tended to feel that American GIs were sub-standard lovers - read about it here...
From Amamzon: Sex and the American GI in World War II France
"Unemployment permitted a great deal more companionship between young men and young women, which ordinarily would have led to marriage. The only thing lacking was money. The arrangements called, simply, 'living together' became common. Often the man or woman was married, and couldn't get , couldn't afford, or didn't want a divorce. Sometimes the man simply refused to marry, and the woman took him into her home or moved into his as the next best thing."