Tag: college sex

Redemption For a Douchebag?

May 12, 2016
Redemption For a Douchebag?

Bessie writes: Dear Susan, I’ve been in a relationship with Jacob for two months, and he’s always treated me very well. However, I recently discovered that he has treated other girls in the past like a “douchebag” would (including leading them on and using them for sex). I don’t doubt that he loves me and cares […]

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College Students Still Reject Hookup Culture

October 20, 2015
College Students Still Reject Hookup Culture

New data on the sexual behavior of college students! The Cut at New York Magazine partnered with SurveyMonkey to gather data on the sex habits of college kids, and nearly 800 people responded. Their findings very much confirm what I have been saying for the last few years: Millennials want less casual sex, more relationships, […]

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Defining the Relationship, the Easy Way

May 6, 2013
Defining the Relationship, the Easy Way

I get a lot of positive feedback from readers on the effectiveness of my advice, which is one of my primary rewards as a blogger.  But there’s one area where young women continually struggle to implement HUS strategy: No Sex Before Monogamy.  Don’t get me wrong – it’s not that women want to have sex […]

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Not Everybody’s Doing It: Busting the Myths That Fuel Hookup Culture

April 12, 2013
Not Everybody’s Doing It: Busting the Myths That Fuel Hookup Culture

Sex on campus has been reduced to a solitary and selfish act—basically, onanism “with another person present.”  Donna Freitas, The End of Sex Donna Freitas’s new book The End of Sex: How Hookup Culture is Leaving a Generation Unhappy, Sexually Unfulfilled, and Confused About Intimacy reflects eight years of research about casual sex in college. […]

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Is ‘No Strings Attached’ Sex an Oxymoron?

March 7, 2013
Is ‘No Strings Attached’ Sex an Oxymoron?

A new paper by Justin Garcia, a Research Fellow at the Kinsey Institute (and a protege of Helen Fisher) takes stock of the latest research on the psychological consequences of casual sex. Buckle up, there’s lots of bad news for both sexes, and 20 excellent reasons not to engage in casual sex. There is still no […]

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