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Hookup Culture Is a Myth

Hookup Culture Is a Myth
Posted Tuesday, August 13th 2013 @ 1pm  by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– You know the whole hookup culture of casual sex that's so prevalent on college campuses? Turns out, it's not so prevalent. Or at least, no more prevalent than in an earlier generation, a new study suggests. The key stat: About one-third of college students have had more than one sexual partner in the last year—the same as those surveyed between 1988 and 1996, reports Time. “College students today are not having more sexual partners [after] age 18, more sexual partners over the last year, or more sex than their parents,” says a sociology professor at the University of Oregon that led the study.

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