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2010-04-07 08:39:55

Women still want a relationship while men value independence, whether they're dating or hooking up As hooking up takes over from dating as a means of heterosexual interaction on university campuses, more women than men continue to prefer dating whereas more men than women rate hooking up above dating. Both genders however perceive similar benefits and risks to dating and hooking up. Carolyn Bradshaw from James Madison University in Virginia, US, and colleagues explored the reasons that...

2007-04-05 06:00:25

Bill Clinton, it now appears, was ahead of his time. His encounter with White House intern Monica Lewinsky would fit perfectly in today's "hooking up" culture of commitment-free sexual contact that's described in a provocative new book. What is hooking up? Sometimes, it's what Grandma called promiscuous sex. Sometimes it's just making out. Sometimes it's oral sex, which many young people don't even think of as "having sex." Laura Sessions Stepp, a Washington Post reporter, studied...

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  • A nightmare.
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