Hooking Up Realities

Sexual Assault Reforms Underway Across the U.S.

February 6, 2015
Sexual Assault Reforms Underway Across the U.S.

Blogging about hookup culture on college campuses requires looking directly at the dark underbelly of it: sexual assault. It is a difficult topic to write about because there are no winners when it takes place. It’s soul destroying for both assailant and victim, and the effects often last a lifetime. It is not always predatory, and both […]

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When a Player Tires of the Game

January 29, 2015
When a Player Tires of the Game

Hopless (sic) Romantic Paul writes: Going to make a long story short, but I am a 29 year old attractive male who has the “Player” stigma from the people that surround me due to my old days. I have fallen in love with a friend who shows me all the signs that she likes me […]

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Falling In Love Is An Action

January 15, 2015
Falling In Love Is An Action

The phrase “falling in love” suggests that arriving at this excrutiatingly pleasurable state is akin to slipping on a banana peel. The stars align, right place, right time, and boom! Perhaps it’s because when we fall hard for someone we relinquish control. But it is not kismet.  It may be that we can fall in love […]

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Happy Holidays, Hussies!

December 24, 2014
Happy Holidays, Hussies!

Wishing all my readers a lovely holiday season and blessed New Year! xoxo Susan

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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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