25th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (Washington, DC, USA - May 23-26, 2013)

Poster

Orgasm experience among emerging adult men and women: Relationship context and attitudes toward uncommitted sex

Poster Session XV - Board: XV- 097
Sunday, May 26, 2013, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
APS Exhibit Hall A

Justin R. Garcia
The Kinsey Institute & Department of Gender Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington

Sean G. Massey
Binghamton University, The State University of New York

Ann M. Merriwether
Binghamton University, The State University of New York

Susan M. Seibold-Simpson
Binghamton University, The State University of New York

Male and female emerging adults reported experiencing orgasm less during most recent sexual hook-up than during most recent romantic relationship sexual encounter. Frequency of and desire for orgasm were lower in hook-ups for both sexes. Attitudes toward casual sex moderated orgasm occurrence during hook-ups for female, but not male, participants.

 
Subject Area: Social
Keywords: Sexuality/Sexual Behavior

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