College dating girl
[D]ating in the traditional sense of the word had been replaced by ‘hooking up’ as the predominant sexual interaction on campus.” Kring shared the story of a young woman who’d lost hope of finding a college boyfriend and wound up losing her virginity in a drunken threesome with two male classmates. “She felt awkward,” Kring wrote, “and wanted help in keeping her sexual encounter private from other students.” Women at disproportionately female schools talk openly about their frustrations.
“Everyone’s self-esteem takes a hit,” a young woman at 75%-female Sarah Lawrence College told me.
When it comes to choosing a college, today’s teenagers consider much more than just academics.
As I explain in my book “DATE-ONOMICS: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game,” when men are in oversupply, the dating culture emphasizes courtship and monogamy.