Karen began hooking up with her friend Chris last April, who introduced her to a new sexual experience, and eventually, feelings of attachment."The first time we hooked up, I told him that I had never had an orgasm from having sex, while we were having sex," she said."He quickly let me know that I was about to learn." Turns out, he was right, and she continued learning all summer long.A "no strings attached" relationship is most commonly found in young adults such as college students.The shift from childhood to adulthood brings on much exploration in different fields. A study published by the Archives of Sexual Behavior reported that sixty percent of college students have participated in a casual relationship.On the other hand, when the reality of how your sex buddy spends his time away from you—and vice versa—sets in, that geographic proximity could very well be the downfall of your casual relationship, says Rachel Russo, a dating, relationship, and image coach based in New York City. Ok Cupid is free to join, free to search, and free to message.
Casual relationships can establish a "healthy outlet for sexual needs and desires." J. They often fall head over heels at the first sight of a potential relationship.
So you want to embark on a casual, no-strings-attached relationship?
Great, as long as you know what you're getting into.
Wayne State University and Michigan State University conducted a similar survey and sixty-six percent of the undergraduates in this study said they had also been in a casual relationship. Barnes: The psychology of love journal, has come up with two main types of lovers for college aged young adults.
About half of this sixty-six percent said they were currently in such a relationship. They are "Eros" lovers who are passionate lovers and "Ludas" or "Ludic" lovers, which are game-playing lovers.