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.
So you’re at this point in your life when you’re finally ready to date.
You’re in college, surrounded by thousands of new faces and you’re ready to find that special someone.
“When we asked people about their last hookup, they were actually on average on their fourth hookup with the same person," Kuperberg found.They happen to match due to similar qualities, and a location tracker told them how far away from each other they were.Turns out, dating apps can even help you find someone 1.5 miles away.However, not all hope is lost: Tinder and other dating apps can be a helpful solution to many qualms.Students should recognize the benefits of Tinder and consider incorporating it into their social lives.