Young Adult Casual Sexual Behavior
- PsychologySociological perspectives : SP : official publication of the Pacific Sociological Association
It is found that sexual pleasure and substance use remain the most common reasons for participating in casual sex, however, young adults report motives that are associated with the young adult stage in the life course including too busy for commitment, geographic mobility, and feeling too young to be tied down.
Casual Sex among Young People
This paper examines the reasons why young people engage in casual sex by investigating the reasons why an individual gives in to transitory pleasure. It also examines of the psyche of those who do…
Understanding Casual Sex in Emerging Adulthood: The Role of Mother-Adolescent Attachment, Relationship Expectations and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Developmental Shifts in the Character of Romantic and Sexual Relationships from Adolescence to Young Adulthood
This chapter examines ways in which the qualities and dynamics of respondents’ romantic relationships change from adolescence into adulthood and also explores the ways in which gender influences the…
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The "sexual revolution" of the 1960s and 1970s marked a sea change in public attitudes toward sex uality. Prior to this, premarital sex had been taboo. The norm was often broken, but most women who…
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Sex Codes and Family Life among Poor Inner-city Youths
Sexual conduct among poor black inner-city adolescents is resulting in growing numbers of unwed parents. At the same time, many young fathers are strongly committed to their peer groups. They…
“Things Have Gotten Better”
Emerging adulthood involves a number of developmental changes, including in the areas of interpersonal relations, religious views, and sexuality. The current study examined individuals’ perceptions…
The Influence of Union Transitions on White Adults’ Attitudes Toward Cohabitation
Data from the Intergenerational Panel Study of Parents and Children are used to identify the influences of adult union transitions on changes in attitudes toward cohabitation among a sample of 794…