The Sex Myth: Are boring sex lives the norm?

If you worry that other people's sex lives are more exciting than your own, journalist Rachel Hills would like a word.
Girls character Shoshanna, played by Zosia Mamet, is first introduced as a woman with a terrible secret — she's "technically" a virgin. (Girls/HBO)

Do you worry that other people's sex lives are more exciting than your own? Journalist Rachel Hills would like a word. 

In her new book, The Sex Myth: The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Realities, Hills looks into common assumptions about who is having sex and how much sex they're having. She joins Shad to argue that we may be overcompensating for our puritanical past, and that our sex-obsessed society isn't actually having that much of it. 

How much sex are people really having? The Sex Myth author Rachel Hills offers a reality check. (Fabiola Carletti/CBC)


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