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Psychology of hookup culture

Published: 28.10.2017

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Only 95 percent of those surveyed ages ranged between 18 to 96 agree that vaginal sex is sex! Or is there a more complex neural circuit involved in sexual and emotional arousal? I might be the only adult in the world who doesn't care what college students are doing between the sheets.

It was an obscene waste of time and resources and really a drive up a dead end street with absolutely no long term benefits which may have only ended badly as it did for others around me! The most recent data suggest that between 60 percent and 80 percent of North American college students have had some sort of hook-up experience. I too was overly promiscuous in my 20's and looking back I'd trade it all in for the love of my life. By cultivating an image of liberated raunchy sluttiness, women are making themselves unattractive for long term relationships, as what guy wants to be last in a very long line? Although much of the current research has been done on college campuses, among younger adolescents, 70 percent of sexually active to year-olds reported having had uncommitted sex within the last year Grello et al. Sincerely, confussed farmer D. I don't regret it for a minute.

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Millennial males discuss 'hookup culture'

College students themselves may be partially to blame for the persistence of this belief. By definition, sexual hookups provide the allure of sex without strings attached.

Currier, she explores how the phrase "hooking up" conveys different meanings depending on whether a man or woman uses it when describing their sexual encounters; furthermore, Currier notes that men use "hooking up" to emphasize their masculinity and heterosexuality whereas women use the phrase to preserve their femininity by being strategically ambiguous in order to downplay their sexual desires. The most recent data suggest that between 60 percent and 80 percent of North American college students have had some sort of hook-up experience.

You can read more about this study on The Psychology of Human Sexuality. Journalist Sabrina Weill asserts that "casual teen attitudes toward sex—particularly oral sex—reflect their confusion about what is normal behavior," and adds that they "are facing an intimacy crisis that could haunt them in future relationships.

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