TITLE

No String Attached?

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, Melissa
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Human Sexuality Newsletter;Jan2009, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how hookups popular among teenagers as a way of having fun while holding on to their virginity can lead to hurt feelings for one or both partners. Ways on how to lessen the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STI) from all forms of hooking up are presented. The motivations cited by teenagers for hooking up are discussed. INSETS: Weighing the Risks;Bad Connection.
ACCESSION #
37288486

 

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