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Brits are having sex with pals rather than one-night stands, research shows

Newsclick | 07/02/2022 09:45 PM | Click to read full article

Romping with pals has replaced one-night stands as Covid makes friends with benefits more popular.

There has been a dramatic fall in singletons looking for one-off sex since the pandemic hit two years ago, researchers say. But so-called situationship romps — where friends have sex without the romantic commitment — are more common, the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyle found.