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Do you prefer vanilla ice cream or mint chocolate? Chances are you prefer one over the other, but liking one doesn’t necessarily rule the other out. Even the most die-hard vanilla fans might be tempted to try a new brand of mint chocolate if the circumstances are right.
Could relationship preferences be the same? While men and women typically seek long-term partners, the prevalence of one night stands, affairs and “friends with benefits” arrangements suggest that humans also have a taste for casual sex.