Sex, Commitment, and Casual Sex Relationships Among College Men: A Mixed-Methods Analysis

@article{Olmstead2013SexCA,
  title={Sex, Commitment, and Casual Sex Relationships Among College Men: A Mixed-Methods Analysis},
  author={Spencer B Olmstead and Rhett M. Billen and Kathryn Alexandra Conrad and Kay Pasley and Frank D. Fincham},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={42},
  pages={561-571}
}
Using a sample of 200 emerging adult male college students, we examined how men varied in the meanings they gave to sex and their self-reported engagement in two types of casual sex relationships (hookups and friends with benefits). Using qualitative methods, we conducted a content analysis of men’s written responses to a series of questions about the meanings they ascribed to sex (i.e., intercourse), their perceived connection between sex and commitment, and how they believed these meanings… Expand
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