Casual Sex and Modern Dating with Dr. Jocelyn Wentland

In Episode 16 we are joined by Dr. Jocelyn Wentland from the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Jocelyn shares with us how casual sex and dating works in the modern world, and how these relationships are formed. What is the difference between a friend with benefits and a fuck buddy? How often do people have sex on the first date? What are the most sexual emojis? Answers to these and much more in Casual Sex and Modern Dating with Dr. Jocelyn Wentland.

Interested in some of the research discussed in this episode?

  • Kleinplatz, P. J., Campbell, M., Paradis, N., Menard, A. D., Paquet, M., Zuccarino, D., & Mehak, L. (2009). The components of optimal sexuality: A portrait of "great sex". The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 18(1-2), 1.
  • Reissing, E. D., & Wentland, J. J. (2011). Taking casual sex not too casually: Exploring definitions of casual sexual relationships. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 20(3), 75.
  • Wentland, J. J., & Reissing, E. (2014). Casual sexual relationships: Identifying definitions for one night stands, booty calls, fuck buddies, and friends with benefits. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 23(3), 167-177. doi:10.3138/cjhs.2744