Hooking Up Realities

Casual Sex Is a Prevalent Long-Term Mating Strategy

December 15, 2014
Casual Sex Is a Prevalent Long-Term Mating Strategy

A recent article in Scientific American features the recent work of The Kinsey Institute’s Justin García, an evolutionary biologist and protege of Helen Fisher. Various surprising findings are discussed that rock the evo bio foundation of understanding casual sex as a mating strategy. Study I “Hook-up behavior: A biopsychosocial perspective:”, 2008, n = 507 1. 72% of […]

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How to Avoid Being a Sexual Conquest

November 25, 2014
How to Avoid Being a Sexual Conquest

My Thanksgiving houseguests arrive tonight, but I wanted to eke out one post this week. I wish you a wonderful Happy Thanksgiving with family and friends. I am thankful to each one of you for reading, commenting, and making HUS a supportive and informative community! Also, I want to share a link I think you’ll find illuminating. […]

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The Toll of Bad Dating Experiences

November 20, 2014
The Toll of Bad Dating Experiences

“You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.” Maya Angelou As an avid reader, when I finish a book I often judge it on one […]

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Is the Extraordinary Takedown of Pickup Artist Julien Blanc Just the Beginning?

November 18, 2014
Is the Extraordinary Takedown of Pickup Artist Julien Blanc Just the Beginning?

Julien Blanc is being called the most hated man in the world. He innocuously describes himself as a “dating coach” who teaches men how to be more confident. He works for Real Social Dynamics, the original pickup artist site that came out of Project Hollywood, where Erik von Markovic (Mystery) and Neil Strauss (Style) shared a […]

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Drunk Girl Speaks Out

November 18, 2014
Drunk Girl Speaks Out

This is good enough for me. For the record, “Drunk Girl” says all of the guys were perfect gentlemen. The HUS post about the drunk girl video has been removed. (H/T: Say Whaat) Lots of lessons here, but the one most relevant to my readers is this: Never allow yourself to be filmed or photographed […]

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