One night stands are fairly common and generally involve two strangers meeting, hooking up and never seeing each other again.
Also common is the “friends with benefits” relationship that occurs when two friends start having sex without actually being a committed couple.
Because of this, it’s also an extremely diverse place culturally.
Canada is often compared to the United States, and while there are plenty of similarities between the two, here are a few things you should know about casual sex and dating in Canada.
It is suggested that male sexual-minority youths might become highly attached to friends to compensate for low expectations of intimacy with male romantic partners.
Cultural factors contributing to these gender differences in sexual-minority youths' experiences are discussed.
Because of this it’s always a good idea to communicate openly with the person you’re sleeping with to make sure you’re on the same page and no one gets hurt. To the guys out there: Canadian women are independent, well-educated and demand respect from all their relationships – even the casual ones.