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Study links endorsement of traditional gender roles to decreased pleasure during casual sex Sexual activities not based in committed relationships are becoming more common among young single adults. Interest has consequently arisen in exploring the factors that have led to this move away from traditional dating scenarios. Researchers Jacqueline Woerner and Antonia Abbey of Wayne State University examined the role of positive and negative emotional responses in the casual [...]
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