College dating hooking
"Even we believed that men would be interested in casual sex over long-term relationships," Kuperberg said. Kuperberg found that the contributing factors to unprotected sex during a hookup were heavy alcohol intake, marijuana use and knowing your hookup partner well.
When students were friends with the person they were hooking up with or had repeated hookups with the same partner, they were less likely to use a condom but also less likely to have been binge drinking.
The physical component can be anything from kissing to intercourse.
The authors acknowledge that theirs was a "sample of convenience.
Among the other findings: The study showed that the rate of dating and hooking up were essentially the same: While 62 percent of college students had hooked up, 61 percent had been on dates.
Only a very small number of students, a mere 8 percent, had hooked up yet never been on a traditional date or involved in a romantic relationship. But overwhelmingly, both of them want long-term relationships much more." The authors found that not only did 67 percent of the female respondents say they wished they had more opportunities for long-term romantic relationships, but an even larger 71 percent of male students felt this way.
Just because he’s sitting alone and doesn’t speak to anyone in the class doesn’t mean he’s a total lunatic.
On top of it, you might really connect with one of them.
Hooking up with one or two of your hallmates within the first few days of school, however, is a definite no-no.
Technology allows college students to take part in unique ways of finding more partners through social networking.
Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and My Space allow students to make new friends, and potentially find their spouse.
The authors speculate that greater familiarity created a false sense of safety and a greater sense of trust that lead to more unprotected sex.