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Professor Cronin has three main concerns: college students no longer have the confidence to ask one another out on dates; so they instead resort to group hangouts, which erodes the dating culture; and hookups have supplanted relationships. I'll concede that the number of college kids asking each other out on dates has probably dropped significantly.

According to a 2012 Pew Research poll, 63 percent of teens exchange texts with their friends every day while only 35 percent engage in face-to-face socializations with those same people outside of school.

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Prior to packing my bags, I imagined the “best years of my life” would be filled with cultured, college-age, broad-shouldered bachelors who would eliminate all my small-town woes.

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