Chalk it up to a little bit of speculation, but it seems that some people are looking for more than just a place to get off and get out.
According to DrEd , not many people — American or European — are super satisfied with their quickies. As someone who's never had a full-blown one-night stand in his entire life, I've never shamed a friend for doing so. But is a one-night stand a bad idea ultimately? Well, that all depends on you.
Of course, you could give it a try, and then decide, but that might be jumping into some icy waters that might not be all that fun. So, instead of doing that, read this.
For some reason, women raise their standards when it comes to one-night stands , at least according to research. The hit-it-and-quit-it. A premature evacuation. Adults need play time too, but be careful out there, folks. A one-night stand may be fun while it lasts, but syphilis is forever.
The psychology of a one-night stand
If that all seems too risky to you, best avoid it altogether and get back to the eons of loneliness coming on round the bend. Personally, I can't think of anything worse after a night of drinking than waking up next to someone and not being able to remember their name, or how you met, or why they're not breathing anymore Register Sign In. Is it easier for men to have one-night stands? Your risk of contracting HIV during casual sex is based on the type of sex play you engage in and what safe-sex methods you use, says Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng.
Image: iStock. Paige Nick and Jason Mykl Snyman give their take on having sex with no strings attached One-night stands can be empowering: Paige Nick I used to be really brilliant at one-night stands. It's no fun if you're left with mortifying regret: Jason Mykl Snyman The term one-night stand comes from the olden days when a travelling show or circus would stop by in a town - which they called a stand - for one night only and perform for the locals. Latest Videos. Serena Williams' hubby doubles as a 'wig stand'.
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