A lot of women don’t enjoy hookup culture—so why do we force ourselves to participate?

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This survey was taken online by more than 20, students from 21 four-year colleges and universities between and Most students are involved in both exclusive relationships and hooking up at some point during their time in college. Hookups can entail anything from just making out to intercourse. The survey asked students who said they had ever hooked up while at college to provide details about their most recent hookup. It provided a list of sexual behaviors; they checked all that applied. By senior year, the typical student has had dates and about the same number of hookups, and has been in relationships that lasted 6 months. These are means.