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Friends with Benefits?

A new study concludes that college women have more depressive symptoms, post-hook-up, than college men do.  According to the Daily Illini, “The study found that 18 percent of women and three percent of men who participated in the study thought their most recent casual sex experience was ‘the beginning of a romance,’ and this disparity, the authors said, could be the reason for the difference in depressive symptoms.” Charlotte Allen has more details over at IWF’s Inkwell blog.

Allison Kasic — Allison Kasic is Senior Fellow at the Independent Women's Forum.

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