England, Paula and Jonathan Marc Bearak. I believe the solution lies in how people understand their own bodies and can openly tell that information to their partner. Welcome to the Doctor's Office December 27, Methods Citations. Hookup sex leads to an orgasm much more often for men than women; this gender gap in orgasm is greater in casual than relational sex.
College men overestimate female orgasm by a third to a half. These topics will fit your audience and their needs. Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Men are more likely to initiate dates, sexual behavior, and exclusive relationships.
Sex Behavior. View 4 excerpts, cites background. Women may feel uncomfortable initiating or claiming initiation for sex in hookups because of the double standard of sexuality, under which they are judged more harshly than men for casual sex.
Behavior in both hookups and relationships is structured by gender. Highly Influenced. Gender and Hooking Up. Paper Mentions. Most students are involved in both exclusive relationships and hooking up at some point during their time in college. Our description of the college heterosexual relational and hookup scene shows it to be organized by gender in several ways.
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Because we find that women orgasm more and report more enjoyment in relationship sex than hookup sex, a change from hookups to relationships would improve gender equality in sexual pleasure. England, Paula and Jonathan Marc Bearak. Contexts is a quarterly magazine that makes cutting-edge social research accessible to general readers.
New York: Oxford University Press. One available measure of pleasure is whether the student reported that she or he had an orgasm. Blog Post.