When it comes to sex, it doesn’t always go down like it does in the movies. Let’s face it — sometimes sex can be awkward, unsatisfying or plain out no fun at all. And of course sex can be an experience better than any cinematic portrayal is capable of. For some the best sex is hookup sex and for others it’s with his or her significant other. We asked 50 people, half in a relationship and half single what they thought and this is what we came up with.
Forty percent of people thought hookup sex was better, 10 percent of those people were in a relationship.
“It depends on the girl, but generally hookups are more exciting, definitely (with) strangers much less awkward.” — M.A.
One-hundred percent thought that co-workers would be the worst, 40 percent thought strangers is the best and 60 percent thought friends/friends with benefits is the best hookup sex.
Only 20 percent thought hookup sex is more satisfying/fulfilling than relationship sex.
“In my opinion ‘better’ is a matter of chemistry, and sometimes that’s with a friend or even a stranger. It’s a spark that ignites and I think very few are lucky enough to have that raw sexual chemistry as well as passionate love chemistry a relationship requires. As far as satisfying/fulfilling, relationship sex takes the cake. There’s honestly and trust, and if you’re lucky enough love is involved which takes everything to another level. It’s the physical manifestation of love.” — A.S.
One-hundred percent of those who did say that hookup sex was more satisfying/fulfilling were not in a relationship.
Seventy-five percent thought fulfillment was more important than satisfaction.
Twenty-five percent who thought satisfaction was more important than fulfillment were from those in relationships.
“I think it depends on the status of your relationship. Relationship sex can be more can be more meaningful but hook up sex can be more satisfying without the emotional baggage.” — T.R.