Drunken hookups VERY rarely mean anything. Jess X. At the other end of the spectrum, the greatest alcohol consumption was associated with penetrative sex, and less alcohol consumption with non-penatrative hookups. Some research shows that hook up regret is gendered, with women tending to regret hooking up much more than men do. But during the peak period, an intoxicated person is less stressed and more relaxed. This peer culture has evolved and escalated with access to rapid communication such as texting on cell phones and multiple social media applications.
The 5 Stages of Post-Hookup Feels
You might regret your choice of partner, the fact that you forgot about your boyfriend or the fact that you did it in the living room. Let's make one thing clear, however. It's a known space, an understood agreement, a commonplace feature of the hook-up culture. Random hook ups also have shown to cause feelings of pressure and performance anxiety in a study by Paul, et al. But before you put this on them, reflect back on yourself for a sec: