College students and dating dating a much older man
That's the hopeless romantic in me talking and he'll never shut up.
– Aaron*This semester I realized that I will always love someone who doesn't love me.
I like being in a relationship better because I like thinking about another person all the time, and I feel like I’m more centered when I’m in a relationship.
Hooking up is superficial and the human aspect is completely lost.It was hard to come to terms with it and get over the hurt, but I did get closure in an unexpected and nice way. Moving through different stages with this guy — from heartbreak to dysfunction to honest, real friendship — has taught me more in sixth months than I've learned in years.– Sadie*Being a hopeless romantic in this hook-up culture is its own special type of hell.– Sarah*Hooking up does seem fun, but I prefer the consistency and dependability of always having someone who will be there at the end of the day.
– Liza*Restless Hearts When I was part of the hook-up culture, all I wanted was a boyfriend.Every once in awhile we do something fun like cook together or go out together but we usually just hang out at each other’s apartments.