Social distancing leads to rising sex toy sales in Canada & worldwide
Here’s a fun little something- according to Dazed magazine, sex toy sales have risen worldwide since COVID-19 forced countries to introduce social distancing measures. And honestly, this is too good of an opportunity to flex all those ‘esoteric’ college courses we took.
Basically, our guess is that due to social distancing, people are feeling lonely. That probably accounts for why online dating apps and websites have seen a rise in users, as well. But sex toys? We always thought those were taboo.
Just read a press release claiming that Covid-19 has seen sex toy sales shoot up by 135% in Canada and 71% in Italy. The UK, meanwhile, lags behind with just a 13% increase. Make of that what you will.
— Chris Godfrey (@ChrisPJGodfrey) March 18, 2020
Well, we’re wrong. Ever since websites like Adam & Eve started buying advertisements on Instagram meme accounts, we knew that winds were changing. Now, those winds were probably, like, 30 years late, but that’s neither here nor there.
And now, with people stuck inside practically all day long, what’s preventing them from enjoying some, um, ‘private’ fun? Whether solo or with a partner, the data is saying that apparently, now is the time to try something new.
You can read the original article here.