College dating tips for guys
Everyone knows someone who met her husband/wife/life partner/cat-sitter on the Internet.Whereas online dating was once a somewhat laughable pursuit that folks were a little sheepish about, today more than 20 percent of 25- to 34-year-olds have tried it, and that number is only growing.College life doesn’t always prepare us for post-grad relationships.When you're in school, you more often than not end up hooking up with one of your pals, and either it turns into something serious or you enter a friends-with-benefits situation.In fact, if the thought of flying solo frightens you, no partner is going to be able to fulfill you emotionally. As a single college graduate, you probably already have a well-rounded life — a job you love (or at least need), a circle of close friends, and maybe an exercise routine that keeps you healthy.
Here’s a stat that might surprise you: Unmarried people in their 20s are less likely to use condoms than adolescents are.“Focus on making friends, not on finding romance,” says Tina B. Do it, but know that lots of other people are probably doing the same thing.This Men’s Health article tells guys to join volunteer organizations to meet women; this Ladies Home Journal piece tells women to find men at blood drives.Are you hooking up exclusively, but still not in a serious relationship? If you think that graduating from college is going to make defining your relationships easier, think again.Suddenly there are new issues to complicate things, like what it really means to move in with someone you’re getting sort-of-serious with and disagreements over wedding planning.