Keith McDorman walks into the back room of an Austin, Texas coffee shop. With his dirty-blond hair, light eyes, week-old beard, and striped button-down shirt, he looks like a younger, shorter, bohemian version of Bradley Cooper. He tosses his scooter helmet onto the wooden table, sits across from me at a booth that barely fits us both, and talks before I ask a question. That statement brings glances from studying college students. We opt for more privacy by heading outside, where we talk over a live rock band at a high table near a vegan food truck. McDorman continues by telling me about a conversation he had recently with his girlfriend, in which he expressed fear that his libido had dropped.
What is it? What's it like? Who is having it? And more often than not, what's a 'normal' age to have it? The average age that people lose their virginity is apparently Gay people taking part recalled a sexual awakening at a younger age than any other group, at just under 14 years old.
There are 44 countries included on the list for the Face of Global Sex report, which has been published by The Daily Star. The study ranked the countries in order of age starting with the oldest. The country to top the list was Malaysia, where people lose their virginity on average at 23 years of age.
Losing your virginity is an experience people don't usually forget. After all, the act can mean so many different things to so many people. For some, having sex for the first time is a rite of passage into adulthood, while for others, it means they're taking their relationship to the next level.