Casual Sex


How to Have a One Night Stand Without Being an Asshole

According to experts.


Young People Don't Want Casual Things Out of Casual Sex

A new study shows that men and women want more out of a one-night stand than the idea suggests.


How to Have a Good Hookup in College

Hookup culture can be intimidating and toxic—but it doesn't have to be.


People Told Us the Wildest Place They've Had Sex in Six Words

“In tube slide at a playground.”


Are Millennials Having Sex? An Investigation

Yes! No! Er, kinda! (It's complicated.)


The Confusing and Horrible Rise of the Several-Night Stand

The one-night stand has been replaced by something truly awful.


Debunking the Toxic Myths Around College Hookup Culture

In her new book, "American Hookup," sociology professor Lisa Wade investigates the biggest misconceptions about casual sex on college campuses—and tries to reach an understanding that more accurately reflects realities about gender, race, and class.


How to Bio-Hack Your Brain to Have Sex Without Getting Emotionally Attached

Scientists have isolated the hormones and brain structures that may be responsible for romantic attachment. Is it possible to manipulate them to have sex without all those annoying post-coital feelings?


The Sweet, Awful, and Messy Results of Roommate Hookups

People tell us what it's like when roommates stop being polite and start getting frisky.


What It's Like to Be Roommates with Your Ex

You might save money on rent, but living with your ex comes at a hefty cost.


Successful Fuck Buddies Talk About How They Kept It Casual

How to stop your big fat feelings from getting in the way.


Desperate British Students Have Found a New Way to Have Sex with One Another Before They Graduate

It's called the "Gold Rush," and it's happening all across the UK.