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– Hans*I’ll do the hook-up thing for a while, get tired of it, get a girlfriend, get tired of being a relationship, and then do the hook-up thing again.– Mark*Friends With Benefits I think dating still exists to a degree in college, but it's intermingled with the hook-up culture.Last week we spoke to three sociologists who debunked some of the myths surrounding college dating — namely that hook-up culture is more of a subculture, and yes, dating still exists. We interviewed 30 campus co-eds to find out, and asked them whether or not they prefer hooking up to dating or vice versa.Their answers span the entire relationship spectrum, proving that attitudes towards college relationships are diverse and changing. Everyone at college is afraid of losing touch after graduation, so taking a chance on keeping someone around in a serious way is scary.Every once in awhile we do something fun like cook together or go out together but we usually just hang out at each other’s apartments.I definitely prefer it to hooking up because it brings more of a human element back to sex. – Kara*I prefer dating to hook-ups, myself having been in two serious relationships during college, one of which is still going post-graduation. You see all types of relationships, and it just depends on what works for the individual.
– Aaron*This semester I realized that I will always love someone who doesn't love me.
Don't lie to one another about relationship-y things.
No feelings — if someone gets feelings, we need to either end things or both need to take a step back and reevaluate.
I like being in a relationship better because I like thinking about another person all the time, and I feel like I’m more centered when I’m in a relationship.
– Nathan*I hooked up a lot freshman year — I even hooked up with a guy off Tinder — but now I’m in a relationship and I’m really happy.