Although it's not uncommon for a one-night stand to turn into a relationship organically, it's important to note that if you start developing feelings for your partner beyond sexual attraction, they might not be on the same page.
That's why it's important to be open about your feelings right off the bat.
Online dating services are now hip with young adults, but not always for dating.
Others describe Tinder as convenient and fun, and possibly a route to a relationship - but there are obstacles."A lot of guys will message just terrible things, right off the bat," said Maddie Forshee, a 21-year-old-student in Michigan.While much has been written about the role that oxytocin, or the "bonding hormone," plays in developing feelings of post-coital attachment, having sex also increases the level of dopamine in our brains, which can also act as a “bonding agent,” Langston says.That said, not everyone is interested in a relationship, and some people might genuinely only be using hookup apps to pursue something casual and short-term.She said she's been sent naked photos - "It's like, I don't want to see that."Tinder owner Match Group says half of Tinder users are ages 18 to 24, while 85 per cent are 18 to 34.Pew's survey shows that some older adults are also more interested in online dating. Pew's Aaron Smith said they probably feel more comfortable with the idea of finding a partner on the internet as they hear about successful matches from friends and relatives.* Pew conducted the survey June 10 to July 12, 2015, with 2001 US adults; it has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points.“We’d agreed ahead of time that this was just going to be a general meet-up, so we could gauge interest first and make sure neither of us were serial killers,” says Holmes, 28, an engineer and pole dance instructor in Seattle.“The idea was to move toward something casual, but there was no intention of anything happening this first meetup." The night they met, Mc Donough walked into the restaurant wearing a TARDIS dress, a reference to the cult classic .Moreover, while cultural stereotypes suggest that men are more likely to pursue one-night stands than women are, research indicates that the truth is more complicated.In fact, men are three times more likely to want to turn a one-night stand into a relationship, according to Match’s annual Singles in America survey. People who are playing the field may still be subconsciously looking for a good partner, someone who’s “a cut above the rest,” Grant Langston, the chief executive officer of e Harmony, told .“It felt like it was going to be something temporary, so it was easy to just kind of lay out wants and needs early.” Related: 5 Women Reveal Why They Went Home With Him So can relationships that started out as casual flings actually last?Mark Black, who’s been married to his wife Mary for 29 years, says absolutely.