Yep, springtime is here now alright: wild birds are chirping, bees are buzzing, and Millennial libido has the internet freaking out about casual intercourse.
It were only available in belated March, whenever Donna Freitas, composer of some fancy brand new guide about the “hookup culture” and unhappy university young ones penned an op-ed from the “lifestyle of unemotional, unattached sex — so predominant on campuses today.”
Inside her Washington Post article, “It’s time indeed to stop setting up (You understand you wish to),” Frietas draws parallels involving the “hookup tradition” and that one amount of time in university when she wore an outfit that is slutty Halloween.
Bearing in mind her “liberating” “experiment,” Frietas chastises today’s generation of “whateverists” — apathetic participants in a hyper-sexualized norm that “has way less related to excitement or attraction than with checking a package on a listing of tasks, like research or laundry.” Equipped with anecdotes about unsatisfying experiences that are sexual over “years of research” (or even simply the previous two periods of Girls), she insists this period of non-romantic hookups perpetuates feelings of dispair among Millennials. […]