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This is according to Towson University English professor Andrew Reiner, who believes hooking up and hanging out le to the inability to express intimacy.
Reiner does not argue against the decision to establish oneself in a career before getting hitched, but warns that those who engage in emotionless sex, may have trouble expressing emotion when the time is right. But do casual relationships really make one less vulnerable?
We have not lost our ability to properly seek a romantic partner and our courting practices are not ineffective. Reiner claims millennials are the first generation ever that will need to be taught how to love. Not our grandparents who got married at 18 to hide an out-of-wedlock pregnancy, or their parents who got to hold hands on the front porch a few times before tying the knot, or anyone else in our families who married for money, prestige or the approval of society.
Our generation, which has more decision-making power about our own futures than any other before us, is the one that needs help. Not sex education we get enough of that in middle school gym classbut education on how to love. He suggests colleges offer classes about love on topics such as the biology of intimacy, the multicultural history of courtship and the psychology and sociology of vulnerability. USF St. The idea of being taught how to experience an emotion from a textbook is disturbing, dystopian even.
Reiner makes valid points in his case. And, really, how much better were things 20 to 30 years ago? Was dating life that much simpler? Were things easier because everyone was afraid of sex and married out of fear of being shamed? If so, why are half of our parents and grandparents divorced?
Hookup culture does have potentially negative implications, but it also opens doors for our generation. The world is changing and so is the way we date. Post Views: 1, Zhang finishes 12th in Pairs Figure Skating.St. Petersburg hookup in
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