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College peers lose respect for those who 'hook up' too often
Los Angeles Times / LATimes.com ^ | August 17, 2012, 5:26 p.m. | Nika Soon-Shiong, Los Angeles Times

Posted on 08/20/2012 6:48:16 PM PDT by thecodont

The American Sociological Assn.’s annual meeting got underway Friday in Denver, and among the weighty topics to be discussed is the practice of “hooking up.”

For any readers who are not familiar, hooking up refers to “casual sexual activity,” according to one of the more tame definitions offered by Urban Dictionary. A study to be presented on Monday focuses on the social consequences for those who engage in frequent hookups.

Two researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago examined responses from more than 19,000 students who completed the Online College Social Life Survey last year. They found that both men and women on college campuses lose respect for those who hook up too often — and in a sign of moving toward gender equality, students of both sexes were likely to be scorned for their promiscuous behavior.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: casualsex; college; hookingup; promiscuity

1 posted on 08/20/2012 6:48:21 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: thecodont

The scarlet letter will never die.


2 posted on 08/20/2012 6:50:52 PM PDT by saneright
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To: thecodont

Well, some good news! :) It gives one hope.


3 posted on 08/20/2012 6:53:50 PM PDT by proud American in Canada (Pray for America. She is the world's last best hope for freedom.)
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To: saneright

And it shouldn’t.

Somebody who is all too willing to hookup tend to do it for their satisfaction at the expense of another person.

It’s a reflection of who they are.


4 posted on 08/20/2012 6:56:20 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: wagglebee

Ping.


5 posted on 08/20/2012 6:56:45 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: saneright

I wouldn’t be so sure about this study. It’s how college students respond to a survey. How they actually respond to real members of the opposite sex is a completely different matter altogether.


6 posted on 08/20/2012 7:07:12 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: thecodont

This has to be the most disease-ridden generation since the dawn of civilization.


7 posted on 08/20/2012 7:13:31 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: saneright

Too bad for Sandra Fluke. :(


8 posted on 08/20/2012 7:38:55 PM PDT by taterjay
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9 posted on 08/20/2012 7:59:35 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: thecodont

“...who hook up too often,....”

Note the key words to the whole article are: “too often”!


10 posted on 08/20/2012 8:34:57 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Skittle pooping unicorns are more common than progressives with honor & integrity.)
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To: proud American in Canada
Well, some good news! :) It gives one hope.

I hope they tought to make a parallel study of the evolution of attitudes towards Tramp Stamps.

11 posted on 08/20/2012 8:36:34 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: thecodont
They found that both men and women on college campuses lose respect for those who hook up too often — and in a sign of moving toward gender equality, students of both sexes were likely to be scorned for their promiscuous behavior.

Maybe some common sense is breaking out in college students.

12 posted on 08/20/2012 8:37:21 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: thecodont

Despite 16 years of indoctrination, reality trumps liberalism again.


13 posted on 08/20/2012 8:43:49 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Let’s be positive. It is an improvement from “unlimited” to “too often”. Still subjective, but we’re moving in the right direction.


14 posted on 08/20/2012 8:45:59 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: ModelBreaker
From the article:

The sexual revolution has normalized premarital sex between people in a relationship. Is equality in the attitudes toward casual sex a further step toward sexual liberation?

The sexual revolution has been pushed forward, but there is a caveat that speaks to the type of equality we are looking for. Most students are egalitarian and also relatively conservative. Is this the equality we want? The gender revolution certainly has advanced, but it doesn’t mean it’s moved further toward sexual revolution.

What is the most significant take-away of this study?

Despite the fact that hooking up is a common experience, people aren’t hooking up as much as you think. Many students don’t approve, and they have negative and ambivalent attitudes toward the peers who hook up often.

15 posted on 08/20/2012 8:54:27 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

To college kids that probably means not on weekdays.


16 posted on 08/20/2012 8:59:56 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: Melas

Or in class.


17 posted on 08/20/2012 9:04:16 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Melas

“To college kids that probably means not on weekdays.”

60 years ago my high school football coach would issue an edict on thursday before a Friday football game:

I want you in bed by 9:00 and up and headed home by 10:00!!!


18 posted on 08/20/2012 9:08:34 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: dalereed
60 years ago my high school football coach would issue an edict on thursday before a Friday football game: I want you in bed by 9:00 and up and headed home by 10:00!!!

Heh. If I remember high school correctly, they were probably up and home by 9:15.

19 posted on 08/20/2012 9:13:02 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: Melas
the coach was making allowance for “good sensitive” lovers!!!
20 posted on 08/20/2012 10:22:11 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: publius911
"Tramp Stamps"

Haha. Perfect name for them! Whoever coined that label has kept a lot of otherwise-naive girls from getting one.

21 posted on 08/21/2012 1:13:53 AM PDT by UnwashedPeasant
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