I get a similar reaction when I speak and write about casual sex among single people. Many worry that culture is crumbling as a result of “hookup apps” like Tinder, Blendr, Grindr, etc. They appear to believe that sexual intercourse without emotional connection and long-lasting dedication (such as for instance wedding) is definitely an E-Ticket to eternal damnation, despair, or insecurity. Meanwhile, other people think the present digital hookup culture is an excellent method to be intimately active while single, and possibly also a sensible way to satisfy a person who might turn into a partner that is longer-term.
Within the post-Kinsey globe, there isn’t plenty of research looking at the mental ramifications of casual intercourse on those that do (or don’t) take part in it. Continue reading “Which are the Mental Results of Casual Sex?”