Tag: hookup culture

Hookup Culture Not to Blame For Our Single Status

December 1, 2015
Hookup Culture Not to Blame For Our Single Status

We can no longer blame hookup culture or casual sexual mores in society for our single status. The Science of Us at New York magazine just published this short video. It’s a summary that matches much of my own analysis over the past five years, and I’m gratified to see a more accurate picture of contemporary dating […]

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Lost in the Game: A Musical Story of Relationships

September 25, 2015
Lost in the Game: A Musical Story of Relationships

I’ve always distinguished between hookup culture and sexual behavior among young people. The culture influences the behavior. This fantastic video called Lost in the Game explores how musical lyrics comprise a large part of the hookup culture, and how that affects young people and relationships. It’s fantastically well performed and produced. Hard to believe the […]

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A HUS Reader Went Undercover on a Sugar Daddy Site

August 21, 2015
A HUS Reader Went Undercover on a Sugar Daddy Site

Please welcome a guest post by longtime reader Jacqueline (not her real name). Jacqueline guest posted once before six years ago – we go way back! I respect and admire her values, and I’ve been really pleased that she’s stayed in touch over the years. Today Jacqueline is a prominent journalist in NY. We’ve been discussing […]

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Good News Re Sex Trends for Millennials

July 23, 2015
Good News Re Sex Trends for Millennials

Lots of charty goodness for you today A new CDC study confirms that during the last 30 years, teen sex has dropped sharply, and birth control use has increased dramatically. (H/T: Marginal Revolution) One result is a massive 57% drop in the teen birth rate during that time, a very positive development. This is in keeping with […]

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The #1 Secret to Great Sex

March 11, 2015
The #1 Secret to Great Sex

“The art of sensuality has largely been lost and replaced by its vulgar distant cousin twice removed- sexuality.” Theodora Conrad Sex sells. As a result, we’re constantly bombarded with explicit media. Yet we’re having less sex in relationships, and fewer orgasms with our partners. Men impatiently fast-forward to the money shot through even the most hard-core […]

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