The campsite has water and electric hook-ups. On the one hand, people recognize and delight in the language change of the past. The changing face of our language has created an interesting conundrum. Some worry that if society disconnects intimate sexual behavior and emotional connection, teens who hook up will have trouble forming stable intimate relationships later in life. Archived from the original on 20 January
Studies have shown that most high school girls are more interested in a relationship compared to high school boys, who are mostly interested in sex.
But, on the contrary, girls will have sex with their partner in order to match them. The American Academy of Pediatrics has argued that media representations of sexuality may influence teen sexual behavior,  and this view is supported by a number of studies. Blog Passing phases and fleeting glimpses: Namespaces Article Talk. And as to whether it means sexual intercourse or something less, well there is often value in ambiguity. Filed under: A hookup culture is one that accepts and encourages casual sex encounters, including one-night stands and other related activity, without necessarily including emotional bonding or long-term commitment.