Your sexual peak might coincide with your booze peak

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When BoingBoing posted this graph (via the Washington Post's Wonkblog) of how much (or little) people drink over time:

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..It reminded me of another gendered timeline:

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Even though some think the timeline of sexual peaks based on the Kinsey scale is a myth, we've heard time and time again that men hit their sexual peak at 18 and women hit theirs sometime in their mid-30s. It's funny how these two timelines overlap.

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Danielle Henderson is a lapsed academic, heavy metal karaoke machine, and culture editor at Fusion. She enjoys thinking about how race, gender, and sexuality shape our cultural narratives, but not in a boring way.

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