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See, this sort of study is the reason why I should really stop acting like I know it all. If someone asked me to predict or assume which month was most popular for one night stands, I'd say December.
I know it's cold out, BUT I find that people who aren't in relationships during the holidays are usually super aggro about it and and thusly more inclined to get super drunk at all the Christmas parties and leave with people they'd never dare sleeping with sober. It's not exactly the most whimsical/romantic explanation, but it seems pretty spot on, no?
Well, turns out, I was wrong (as per) and science was right (as per). Well, maybe not so much science, but still credible AF—as per OkCupid's blog—"According to our data, there’s a 17% increase on average in people looking for one night stands in April, May and June. June is the most popular month for this trend, with 33% more people looking for a one night stand compared to the other eleven months of the year."
Alright folks, so what's the reasoning behind this? Care to take a guess? Is it the oiled up bodies on the beach? I mean, I can't imagine another reason for being uncharacteristically horny enough to sleep with random people with emotion or attachment. I guess you can say it's a bit more eloquent than that, despite boiling down to the same result—"OkCupid Data Scientist Dale Markowitz says it’s likely due to the transitory nature of summer, 'More students, vacationers, interns and other travelers join OkCupid during this time,' she says. 'Since these members are not necessarily tied to the place where they’re dating, maybe they are less likely to look for a serious commitment.' 'If you fall into this category, there’s no need to explain yourself (no judgement here). But if you find yourself in need of justifying the ‘summer love’ phenomenon, consider this — your work or school schedule may have opened up so you have more time to be spontaneous, you might just be ready to get out of your winter cocoon, or you may just be feeling especially confident in a tastefully revealing romper (or RompHim)."
Also, we'd really like to apologize for not relaying this to ya'll sooner. I realize it's 12 days into the months, so really, excuse the tardiness. You have plenty of time to make questionable sexual decisions—we promise.
To see the full study head HERE