The practices of courtship in Western societies have changed dramatically in recent history.As late as the 1920s, it was considered unorthodox for a young couple to meet without familial supervision in a tightly controlled structure.Since fraternities and sororities do not occur much outside of the United States, this occurs, for the most part, only in the US.Technology allows college students to take part in unique ways of finding more partners through social networking.It has unique properties that only occur, or occur most frequently, in a campus setting.
Another potential form of harassment can be seen in professor–student relationships; even though the student may be of the age to consent, they might be coerced into sexual encounters due to the hope of boosting their grades or receiving a recommendation from the professor.
I was curious about this as well, so I decided to do a little research. We could ask about statistics on dating, or we could ask about "romantic relationships." Because it's harder to define what exactly a "romantic relationship" is, I figured it would be easier to find statistics on dating.
Even easier, maybe we can find statistics on hookups and go from there. Let's start with hookups, then dating: Hookups: Approximating based on the above evidence, the average college student has probably had about 3-4 dates in their entire college career.
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