That one-night stand might become a completely pleased relationship, a fresh study warns
Finally, science steps up to show just just what my generation, therefore the generations before us, have now been saying all along: Hookup tradition isn’t killing relationships.
University of Iowa sociologist Anthony Paik’s study of 642 grownups in Chicago initially discovered that “average relationship quality ended up being greater for those who waited until things were serious to own intercourse when compared with people who became intimately involved with ‘hookups,’ ‘friends with advantages,’ or casual relationships that are dating” in accordance with a pr release. Nevertheless when he managed for folks who had zero fascination with continuing a relationship, that difference disappeared. “Couples whom became sexually involved as buddies or acquaintances and had been open to a relationship that is serious up in the same way delighted as people who dated and waited.” Claims Paik:
We don’t see much proof that relationships had been reduced quality simply because they started out as hookups. The analysis shows that worthwhile relationships are possible for those that delay sex. But it is additionally easy for real love to emerge then build a relationship if things start off with a more ‘Sex and the City’ approach, when people spot each other across the room, become sexually involved and. Continue reading “Shock! Hookups can result in love”