Let’s accept it, each one of us must have dared or at least dreamt of having a fling or an occasional session of casual sex. Casual sex can lead to the fulfilment of your naughtiest bedroom secrets and fantasies. There are many around us who are completely in love with the idea of casual sex, the so called ‘occasional fling’… and yes… many also belong to that part of the group who would like to refer to ‘it’ as “Wham bam thank you ma’am.” Benjamin Franklin’s quote sums up the views on casual sex perfectly, describing it as “Rarely use venery but for health or offspring; Never to Dulness, Weakness, or the Injury of your own or another’s Peace or Reputation.” But Bineesh Balakrishnan wonders if “It is healthy to have the occasional fling. And how often should one go in for it?”
Hooking up: Is casual sex or the occasional fling a good thing to indulge in? Bonobology contributors share their views.