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Casual Sex

  • By: Amy Wenzel
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Casual sex is broadly defined as having sex with someone with whom an individual is not in a committed relationship. Some scholars define casual sex as having sex with someone a person had met the same day, whereas other scholars study ...

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