It Is Complicated. Beyond the Hookup Community: Using Initiative and Mitigating Dangers

It Is Complicated. Beyond the Hookup Community: Using Initiative and Mitigating Dangers

Navigating exactly what happens to be referred to as the “hookup tradition” isn’t any task that is easy young adults of all of the many years and both sexes. Even though it has been popularized in track (including pop celebrity Katy Perry’s “Last Friday Night” Perry et al, 2010 and nation musician Blake Shelton’s “Lonely Tonight” Anderson and Howard, 2014), for many years scientists could just imagine during the longer-term effects associated with advent of casual, intimate, and on occasion even anonymous intimate behavior among teenagers and adults.

Certainly, eight years back this month my Camping Magazine article “Hooking Up, Losing Out?” (Wallace, 2007) explored that very problem while casting light about what ended up being considered a shift that is seismic intimate attitudes and methods of youth. Continue reading

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