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What is the definition of a hookup relationship

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In her new book, The End of Sex: And why hooking up all the time is really less fun than it sounds. Can you explain what you mean by hookup culture?

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First of all, I want to distinguish between a hookup and a culture of hooking up. A culture of hooking up, as far as my students have talked about it, is monolithic and oppressive, and where sexual intimacy is supposed to occur only within a very particular context.

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The hookup, on its own, becomes a norm for all sexual intimacy, rather than being a one time, fun experience. A hookup can be really great, in theory, but over time becomes jading and exhausting.


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