Without the help of a partner, singles often have to divert more energy to parenting and so in theory one might think single parents would not be dating as much. The authors described humans as "cooperative breeders" because of the amount of care children require.But that’s not what we found." Garcia is also scientific advisor to the international online dating site and, along with Fisher, is principal investigator of its annual nationally representative survey of American singles, "Singles in America." The 2012 wave of the Singles in America study provided the data set for the current analysis and has provided much insight into the behavior of U. From an evolutionary perspective, the single moms and dads -- the study found no gender differences -- may be looking for a partner to help with the kids but also to provide adult company. -- Contrary to what is often assumed about single parents, particularly single parents of young children, a new study from The Kinsey Institute has found that single parents of children younger than 5 date and are sexually active as often as singles without children -- and more so than single parents of older children. "There has been a modest amount of research on the sexuality of parents, particularly mothers.The study, "Dating and Sexual Behavior Among Single Parents of Young Children in the United States," was published online in the Journal of Sex Research prior to appearing in print. That small body of research suggests that, while it takes sex to have a child, a child can have a disruptive effect on parents' sex life," said Peter Gray, associate professor of anthropology at University of Nevada, Las Vegas."I ask students, 'How many of you would like to go to dinner and a movie with someone you meet?' They say, 'Yeah, a date would be cool.' But few college students have done this. Garcia, evolutionary biologist and researcher at The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University Bloomington. but it's nearly dead." Garcia and a research team that included a biomedical anthropologist, developmental psychologist and queer theory personality psychologist scoured research involving this unique group of emerging adults -- not adolescents but not quite young adults, either -- to examine how they negotiate relationships and sexuality.
The sample included heterosexual (86.2 percent), gay/lesbian (10.6 percent) and bisexual (3.2 percent) singles.I don't know, something came over me." His eyes widen with disbelief as he thumps his chest with his fist, his voice failing him suddenly.What he is unable to say, and has never said out loud, is that moments later, around 6pm, Macedo-Perez pulled a gun and took a single fatal shot at Barhams. Macedo-Perez is one of 40 young people at a maximum security prison in Carlisle, Indiana.Jesus Macedo-Perez was out driving with friends in his neighbourhood of Elkhart, Indiana, an industrial city on the banks of the St Joseph River known as the "RV capital of the world", but locally renowned for high crime rates, unemployment and communities ravaged by drugs.While cruising the streets, Macedo-Perez, who had been running with gangs for as long as he could remember, bumped into a rival, Braxton Barhams.A 90-acre compound carved into lush countryside – fortified by a 15ft fence topped with razor wire, a second electric fence and six guard towers – Wabash Valley is home to 2,000 of the state's most notorious criminals.