Sexual Hookup Culture: A Review

  title={Sexual Hookup Culture: A Review},
  author={J. Garcia and Chris Reiber and S. Massey and A. Merriwether},
  journal={Review of General Psychology},
  pages={161 - 176}
  • J. Garcia, Chris Reiber, +1 author A. Merriwether
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Review of General Psychology
  • “Hookups,” or uncommitted sexual encounters, are becoming progressively more engrained in popular culture, reflecting both evolved sexual predilections and changing social and sexual scripts. Hook-up activities may include a wide range of sexual behaviors, such as kissing, oral sex, and penetrative intercourse. However, these encounters often transpire without any promise of, or desire for, a more traditional romantic relationship. A review of the literature suggests that these encounters are… CONTINUE READING
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