But a new study suggests what many people already suspected: Frequent hookups and love-life dissatisfaction often go hand in hand. Young adults in the study who reported more frequent sexual activity outside of a romantic relationship were also found to be, on average, less satisfied with their love lives compared with young adults who reported frequent sexual activity within relationships. Rather, the nature of the relationship is important, said Wyndol Furman, a professor of psychology at the University of Denver and the senior author of the study, which was published in the April issue of the journal Emerging Adulthood. Hookups are common among young adults. For example, one study of adults ages 19 and 22 found that 40 percent of men and 31 percent of women said they had engaged in sexual activity with a nonromantic partner during the past year, the researchers said.
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