Love and the Modern-Day Hook Up

Shifting norms and evolving technology are changing the way we do it—for better and for worse.

What Happens After Friends-With-Benefits?

By Zhana Vrangalova Ph.D.

Can the friendship survive when the benefits end?

Friends with Benefits

By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D.

Sex is the icing on the cake of friendship.

Why Real Dates Are Better

By Jill P. Weber Ph.D.

Than hooking up.

Sexual Hookups and Psychological Health

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

We're finally learning what hookups do to our psyche, for better and worse.

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