Emerging research suggests our attitudes about casual sex are changing -- and that casual sex might be helping a new generation of singles find better, more compatible partners.
Twenty-seven percent of respondents to Match.com’s 2014 Singles in America survey said they had at least one relationship bloom from a one-night stand.
, Tinder is the harbinger of today's hookup-fueled "dating apocalypse." But the truth of the matter is, hooking up isn't anything new (and may in fact be hardwired into our genetics).
Some think I’m super disciplined and want to know how I manage to say no to casual sex. It’s not about discipline—it’s easy to reject something that doesn’t interest me at all.
Not having one-night stands has also shown me just how many guys think sex is so damn important to them. Sticking to my guns helps me weed out the losers who are just after a booty call. I’ve been there when friends sobbed after one-night stands because the guy didn’t call them afterward or made them feel used.
I texted him days later asking for a repeat with less alcohol.
It turned out great, and he seemed really sweet and shy.
It might sound inflexible and boring to some but I don’t care.
I’m staying true to what feels right to me, and that’s what matters. Guys who’ve heard I’ve never had a one-night stand often seem really surprised, which is pretty annoying.
Research says all outcomes are better if you keep it fairly sober, and think of how much more charming and attractive you are when you’re Dr. The massive release of oxytocin during orgasm and cuddling is the same hormone that bonds mother to child -- except much, much stronger.
in France that's surprising even the pollsters.
I know this doesn’t always happen—some women have a great time during one-night stands and enjoy them for what they are—but knowing how easily I get emotionally attached, it’s best I stay far away from them. Since I get easily emotionally attached and am pretty sensitive, I’m actually helping guys out by not sleeping with them.
They don’t want a clingy woman after a one-night stand or one who asks them if they have feelings for her. The first time a guy asked if I wanted a one-night stand, the first thing that came to mind was: OMG, STDs.
The more I’ve said no to guys who suggested them, the more I’ve actually learned so much about myself and dating, including these 14 things: I don’t have to try it to know it’s not for me.