It Is Complicated. Beyond the Hookup Heritage: Using Initiative and Mitigating Risks

Navigating exactly what is becoming referred to as the “hookup tradition” is not any easy task for teenagers of all of the many years and both sexes. Though it has been popularized in track (including pop music celebrity Katy Perry’s “Last Friday Night” Perry et al, 2010 and nation musician Blake Shelton’s “Lonely Tonight” Anderson and Howard, 2014), for decades scientists could just imagine during the longer-term effects associated with the advent of casual, intimate, and on occasion even anonymous intimate behavior among teenagers and adults.

Certainly, eight years back this month my Camping Magazine article “Hooking Up, Losing Out?” (Wallace, 2007) explored that very problem while casting light about what had been considered a shift that is seismic intimate attitudes and methods of youth.

Does it make a difference? It really well might. Continue reading It Is Complicated. Beyond the Hookup Heritage: Using Initiative and Mitigating Risks