College dating scene
Only a small pool of men bothers with belts and button-downs around here.Women wear flats on coffee dates and almost everywhere else (because cobblestone streets are hell on stilettos).
I’ve had my heart marred by the son of a Middle Eastern mogul, been duped by a handful of Hollywood’s finest college dropouts and have made painstakingly boring conversation with USC Marshall School of Business’ best and brightest. Among brainless Manhattan Beach surfer boys and 22-year-old billionaires, defensive emotional driving is a must — slow down for speed bumps, no sharp turns, and for God’s sake keep your eyes on the road. I tried to keep an open mind, but my life of late left no room for spontaneity or whim.
Technology allows college students to take part in unique ways of finding more partners through social networking.
Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and My Space allow students to make new friends, and potentially find their spouse.
We wouldn’t be going on dates to get cheap slices of pizza, we wouldn’t be trying to sneak in sexy times without parents knowing, and we definitely wouldn’t be dating a dude who thought it was funny to fart while cuddling.
We would be with mature guys who took us on real dates, bought us real presents, and treated us perfectly.
Sure, some people meet the love of their life in college. I was single throughout most of college, and I will never regret that. Here’s what dating in college is really like: expectations vs. Expectation: You think the guys will all be SO much more mature than they were in high school.