Dating on campus not what it used to be

As casually as the sexual encounter begins, so it often ends with no strings attached; after all, it was ? Most images that we see today of college students are in a sex-charged atmosphere like MTV's Spring Break, where bikini contests, bump and grind dance contests, and “beach sports” with barely clothed contestants are common scenes.just a hook up.' While a hook up might mean anything from kissing to oral sex to going all the way, the lack of commitment is paramount. Comparing today's “co-eds gone wild” with our idea of college students of yesteryear, it is perhaps easy to jump to the conclusion that our young people are in moral decline.

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.

And just because many people are indulging in the many freedoms college allows them, it doesn't mean people aren't also willing to try dating in a more formal way, too. Invite a friend if that's more your speed, or if there's no one that you're interested in at the moment.

You're the one in the sorority, it's your formal, and you can invite whoever you want to bring along for a fun night.

The research did show a slight decline in the number of college kids saying they had a “spouse or regular sex partner,” but that doesn’t mean that college romance is dead.

Indeed, 77% of students said that they’d had a regular partner or spouse in the 2000s, compared with 85% in the earlier generation.

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