As with any practice, the culture has had it s benefits and disadvantages to both the male and female sexes. This paper’s focal point is to illustrate whether the hookup culture is hurting the male and female populace.
The hook up culture, in all logical is based on the desire to satisfy one need; sex. Although majority of those that engage in it prefer to think that they are seeking a greater element of good, sex is the one drive that leads them there. Firstly, the sense of casualness that hooking up assumes does nothing for womankind. In a culture where feminism is barely staying afloat, women ought to engage in relationships that most importantly, build personalities. The world is at a point where if balance is going to be achieved and women gain a sense of belonging in social and economic domains, empowerment must occur. Hook-ups shift everyone’s focus from the goal of female empowerment. While the casualness may not do any harm for their male counterparts, it does not satisfy the need for relevance and stability that women seek. It only causes them to depreciate their self-worth and increases frustration.
In the hookup culture, everyone is in search of meaning but that desire is never quenche. Some scholars have argued that the male populace is not affected by the hook up culture. This is only partially true. The male population may not feel the effects of engaging in the culture with immediate effect but in the long-run the effect will institute itself. The world has designed men to be driven by success; economically and socially. However, studies have proven that no matter how economically successful a man is, if his personal life is not doing so well, he never quite feels accomplished. This is understandable because human beings have the desire to belong, to be supported and supported. The hook up culture shifts male attention from focusing on the