Dating on campus not what it used to be
Someone you're going to kiss, have sex with, or enter a relationship with is going to be stoked to do just that, and not care about how many times you've done it hooking up — and while that definitely is happening, it doesn't mean there aren't relationships blooming simultaneously as well.
Just like in any other place with a wide variety of people and personalities, there will be a vast range of what people are looking for when they're in college.
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Despite racy headlines suggesting that college kids are increasingly choosing casual liaisons over serious relationships, a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association finds that just under one-third of college students have had more than one partner in the past year.
Bogle presents a balanced analysis that explores the full range of hooking-up experiences.' - Joel Best, author of Flavor of the Month: Why Smart People Fall for Fads It happens every weekend: In a haze of hormones and alcohol, groups of male and female college students meet at a frat party, a bar, or hanging out in a dorm room, and then hook up for an evening of sex first, questions later.“College students today are not having more sexual partners [after] age 18, more sexual partners over the last year or more sex than their parents,” says the study’s lead author Martin Monto, professor of sociology at the University of Portland in Oregon.Gen Xers were actually more likely to have sex weekly or more frequently compared with millenials, according to the research.In other words, today as in the past, most students having sex are still doing so in the context of some type of ongoing relationship.“We do see a decrease, but it’s not huge,” says Monto.