"I liked this guy who had a girlfriend, and the first night I went out at school in the fall, we ended up hooking up in a public restroom in a dorm building because we were both commuters. "I met a guy on Tinder and met up with him at a frat party that same night. We went home together, had sex, and went on to date for almost a year." —Georgia, 20 5.
He was fucking me from behind, and the hand dryers came on. "Once I met this guy at a bar and we started making out.
Over 50 percent reported at least one and a third reported at least two hookups during the school year, indicating that these liaisons -- however the students defined them -- were common.
Still, the students "greatly overestimated the pervasiveness of hookups within the general student culture," Holman wrote in her report on the study.
But is pinning down the definition actually useful?
Amanda Hess, writing for Since "hookup" serves as a catch-all for everything from intercourse to passing out while spooning, the term could help mitigate the gender-based social pressures and stigmas attached to sexual relationships ...
young women are still shamed for going too far, and young men are shamed for not going far enough.
The next day he left his wallet in my room so I had to awkwardly give it back to him.
Safe to say we never hooked up again." —Paula, 212.
Alan Sillars of the University of Montana, was conducted on 274 college students at a large public university.