A recent survey found that women are now reaching sexual maturity earlier than in previous generations, and may actually be reaching their sexual peak earlier than the men in their lives.
A survey of approximately 1300 people found that the average age for a woman to lose her virginity was 17, whereas most men waited a bit longer for an average age of 18. Women also reported having sex most frequently at around age 25, and men reported not reaching their sexual frequency peak until 29.
Quantity does not necessarily mean quality, however, since most women claimed to have the best sex of their lives around age 28, and men reported that age 33 was their hottest point. Older people reminiscing about their sexual experiences said that their mid 40's was the time that they were the most comfortable and enjoyed the whole range of experiences tied up in a good sex life.
There is some speculation as to why women are maturing more quickly these days, and many people point to sex toys as the reason. Sex toys allow women to more quickly discover the pleasures of intimate activities. This knowledge can give them the courage to show their partners what pleases them, and, therefore, leads to more frequent and enjoyable romps in the bedroom...