Young People Want Relationships, Not Sex

March 8, 2007

Young North Americans are more concerned with finding a lifelong partner than having sex, according to a values survey by Youthography.  Males put slightly less personal importance on relationships, but the trend was still the same.  It is also notable that more youth wanted to find a "lifelong partner" than to "get married," particularly in Canada. 4 in 10 (39%) believed that the right to gay and lesbian marriage should be upheld.  Forward 3(1)