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Instead of going out on dates, young adults are supposedly meeting up at their homes to “Netflix and chill” or hooking up at big parties, then moving on to the next in a long series of casual sex partners.
This is said to harm their chance of entering long-term romantic partnerships. We recently analyzed a survey of over 24,000 college students, collected at 22 colleges and universities around the United States between 20, and found that reports of the death of dating are greatly exaggerated.
Since women now earn more degrees than men, this means that many marriages are between a woman and a less educated husband, but contrary to widespread concerns, recent research finds this is no longer a risk factor for divorce.
Our survey did find some problematic behaviors associated with many college hookups.
While hookups certainly do not carry the expectation of a lasting commitment, many do in fact lead to one.College students have essentially equal rates of hooking up and dating.Since beginning college, approximately 62 percent reported having hooked up, while 61 percent said they had gone out on a date.And almost two-thirds of the men expressed the desire for more chances to date, compared to less then half who reported wishing they had more chances to hookup.The idea that men are leveraging their scarce presence on campus to avoid long-term relationships and force women to settle for unsatisfactory hookups is also called into question by a number of other findings in the survey.