Sex between two people in modern culture is now as easy as buying a bottle of water at a small store. But in terms of having a serious relationship, has a one-night ever blossomed into a real relationship and eventually marriage?
Romantic movies and Telenovelas have showed that having a sex with someone you know nothing about often leads to having a serious relationship and eventually marriage when in reality, it complicates both lives.
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According to YourTango experts, having a one-night stand can actually be the start of a long lasting relationship but has huge emotional risks.
In a research conducted by Match.com, it was found that 35% of couples in real relationships began as one-night stands. The question now becomes: what happened to the remaining 65%.
Biological anthropologist and author Helen Fisher, behind some marriage and relationship talk videos says good relationships can spring from a one-night stand, other times the morning after brings a huge amount of awkwardness that you don’t intend to see your sex partner ever again.
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“You see the person, smell the person, taste the person, touch the person. You get to know a lot about a person between the sheets,” says Dr. Fisher.
“Of course, it’s a huge escalation point if it works out well, and a horrible breaking point if it goes out badly.”
There’s actually a great deal to consider before bringing back home someone you just met at a club or a party because you’ll never know what to expect the next day or in the future.