8 Tips for Scoring the Perfect App Hookup

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While it’s true that sex isn’t everything when it comes to our love lives, there’s no real point in denying that it comes pretty darned close to topping the list. We could be single, in a relationship, or somewhere in between but we all have one thing in common. We want to get laid as often as we find ourselves in the mood. We want it to be good too.

Whether you already have someone you’re hooking up with on the regular or not, mobile hook-up interfaces like Tinder, Grindr, and Mixxxer take a lot of the guesswork out of finding someone new to do the deed with. Even so, there’s a fine art to doing things properly and getting the most out of your favorite apps. Keep the following tips in mind to maximize your chances of having a satisfying experience. Continue reading…

10 Things You May Not Have Known About One Night Stands

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Hook-up culture is definitely a lot more mainstream these days, but that hardly means those that enjoy the associated lifestyle don’t have the occasional question. How much of what we believe about why people have one-night stands or casual sex is fact and how much is fiction? Sure, it feels like the most natural thing in the world, but are we truly predisposed as humans to prefer casual sex?

You may wonder how “average” you really are as compared to others who prefer casual sex as well. Here we’ll go over some interesting facts, figures, and discoveries about casual sex and one-night stands, the better to answer your burning questions. How many of the following facts did you already know?

  1. Your preference for casual sex could be genetic.

If you’ve always instinctively gravitated toward casual sex and open relationships because they feel more natural to you, it might be because of something that’s written in your genes. According to one study conducted by the State University of New York, some people actually are born predisposed toward a preference for casual sex thanks to a “hook-up gene”.

The gene in question is the DRD4 gene. Those that inherit that gene are more likely to prefer one-night stands, as well as more likely than average to cheat within the confines of monogamous relationships. They’re also more likely to crave “sensation-seeking” experiences in general (i.e. gambling or drug-related highs). Continue reading…