That doesn't mean all casual lovers feel emotionally bereft in the wake of a purely physical rendezvous, mind you.
Many say they're getting exactly what they want and need.
A 25-year-old Gonzales man was sentenced to three years and eight months in prison after he allegedly met underage women, one of them using his job as a security guard, prosecutors said Thursday.
Eliseo Noel Celaya received the sentence from Monterey County Superior Court Judge Andrew Liu after pleading guilty to charges of having sex with a minor and arranging to meet a minor for sex, according to the county's district attorney's office.
Is that a deplorably manipulative state of affairs?