It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Sexual Health - Men Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-03-2001, 11:11 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 1
koolkid2000 HB User
hooking up

what EXACTLY does it mean to hook up with someone???

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 12-04-2001, 06:09 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(male)
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Posts: 2,640
Lance2 HB UserLance2 HB UserLance2 HB User
Re: hooking up

I believe that really means several different things to different people. I suspect that it could mean getting into a relationship. But it can also mean having sex or some sorta one night stand thing. Someone correct me if I'm wrong, this is one of those new "slang" terms that may be used differently in different locations.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 12-04-2001, 10:19 AM   #3
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: hooking up

Nahh, Lance, around here, hooking up just means getting together with someone, kissing and rubbing whatever else happens afterwards. If it turns into a relationship later, then it does. But "hooking up" just means getting with somebody, sex may or may not happen.
We used to say in college that so and so hooked up with so and so, and the next question was always "Did he screw her?"

 
Old 12-04-2001, 04:55 PM   #4
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Boston MA US
Posts: 3
DivineO HB User
Re: hooking up

In the current vernacular, hooking up has become another term for 'having casual sex'.

 
Old 12-05-2001, 07:41 AM   #5
Veteran
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 305
ana_24 HB User
Re: hooking up

That is NOT true. Hooking up doesn't necessarily have to be sex related.
ie. "We hooked up last night." can mean we went to see a movie or out for a drink. Of course, it can also mean sex but more often than not it can be used to describe two people getting together casually or it can describe two people starting a relationship ie. "They hooked up last year."
Another example, "X and Y hooked up last night after the party," can mean they got together, made out, had sex, whatever...
So as you can see, it can mean a variety of things, it just depends in what context it was used.

 
Old 12-07-2001, 04:34 PM   #6
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 33
GTA4 HB User
Re: hooking up

As everyone has already said hooking up can mean a variety of things. I'm 18 and a senior in high school and have found that when someone says that they are hooking up with so and so it is usually a precursor to them actually "going out". It can last for a week or a couple of months, but it is basically just all the advantages of having a boyfriend/girlfriedn with having to do all of the other stuff like get them christams presents or stuff like that (although thats proablly a good idea if you really like the person)

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
should I commit? vm189 Relationship Health 5 06-16-2008 07:09 PM
How to stop dwelling/Someone please tell me I'm an idiot! Smartpants Relationship Health 19 03-04-2008 11:35 AM
What should the punishment be? kayleighsmom Relationship Health 16 05-17-2007 09:45 AM
Love Triangle Please Help :) kkgoog Relationship Health 10 11-16-2006 11:16 AM
Why are boys so immature?!?! KenDOLL556 Relationship Health 21 06-15-2006 04:24 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:38 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!