Young adults and a hookup culture

For many young adults, college is a rite of passage, filled with experiences ranging from parties to all-night cram sessions to that first serious relationship… READ MORE

How hookup culture is changing sexual norms

Hookup culture dominates the social scene of American college campuses today, including Duke. Although most people reading this are probably familiar with the term… READ MORE

What ‘Hookup Culture’? Millennials Having Less Sex Than Their Parents

For younger millennials, #netflixandchill really means watching TV. According to a new study from Florida Atlantic University, the Millennial “hookup culture” myth of obsessively swiping right may be just that — a myth… READ MORE

‘Hookup culture’ isn’t a cultural phenomenon: it’s just casual sex

Women have been having casual sex for decades. So why is the US suddenly in the grip of a moral panic about it?… READ MORE

What Hookup Culture Means for the Future of Millennial Love

Like most Gen X mental health professionals, my exposure to youth culture has waned over the years. The one direct experience that’s kept me in touch is that I teach an undergraduate course at Northwestern University called Building Loving and Lasting Relationships: Marriage 101… READ MORE

Another Study Shows That ‘Hookup Culture’ Is a Myth

A gaggle of sociologists and think-piece writers have been saying that young adults don’t have time to invest in relationships and therefore are treating their romantic lives with reckless abandon and having sex with random strangers. READ MORE

Is love dying? A view into today’s hookup culture

Scrolling through any kind of social media, one is very likely to find a post talking about relationships. It is quite a natural human obsession. After all, humans are social beings who need to be loved and cared for. One can fulfill their own emotional needs, but only for a certain duration of time and to a certain extent, after which the pursuit for love from other humans becomes a necessity… READ MORE

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