Lack of dating in college
But when women are in oversupply—as they are today at most U. colleges and universities—men play the field and women are more likely to be treated as sex objects.
In 2013, the gender ratio among that year’s college graduates was , women to men. With girls continuing to outpace boys in school and young women continuing to attend college in ever-greater numbers, the U. Department of Education now expects the ratio to approach three women for every two men by 2023.
There are girls to go around, and around again,” according to Niche.
At 63%-female James Madison University, the “deficiency of guys creates a scene that tends to embrace random hookups.” Even at Baylor University—a Baptist university steeped in Christian values—Baylor’s ratio of three women for every two men has a huge impact on college dating.
“Women outnumber men by a ratio of , and a new sexual paradigm has emerged…
[D]ating in the traditional sense of the word had been replaced by ‘hooking up’ as the predominant sexual interaction on campus.”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.
For example, at 53%-female University of Miami—a notorious party school—“random hookups are common in the beginning,” according to Niche, “but after a few months or a year, relationships take over.” Obviously, few young people go to college to find a spouse these days.
Had they attended 60%-female colleges, settling down would have been the furthest thing from these men’s minds.When it comes to choosing a college, today’s teenagers consider much more than just academics.Some applicants want to know how good the campus Wi-Fi system is, whether the fitness center offers spin classes or even if the cafeteria has an organic salad bar.The descriptions came from Niche.com, a college review site penned by students.
At 62%-female Boston University, “Freshman year is a sexual explosion…According to Niche, “The same girls that run in the social hookup circles on Friday night are taking you to church with them on Sunday.