The hookup culture how an entire generation


"We're questioning whether college students today live in a culture that features lots of no-strings-attached, casual sex , and the general perception that college students today have more liberal attitudes toward sexuality," said study researcher Martin Monto, a sociologist at the University of Portland. Monto presented the work here today (Aug. 13) at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association. [ The Sex Quiz: Myths, Taboos and Bizarre Facts ]

In fact, most people are still having sex with a regular partner rather than with random people. According to the new study, % of those recently surveyed reported that their sexual partner was either a spouse or a significant other, compared to % in the survey from the ’80s and ’90s. The researchers chalk up the differences in responses to the earlier set of people surveyed containing a higher proportion of married people. This isn’t surprising news since marriage rates are going down and people are getting married later .


The hookup culture how an entire generation

The hookup culture how an entire generation