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WTBU reported last semester that speed-dating events at Hillel House were growing in popularity.
George Stavros, executive director of the University’s Albert & Jessie Danielsen Institute, which counsels couples in the BU community, says it’s fine to make a first impression in the virtual world, but it’s important to start communicating in person early on.
Guys think they should always pay, and females are in agreement in general, but the two groups are also open to the idea of splitting the bill.
Bulldozed by social media, buffeted by changing attitudes, today’s dating landscape can be a baffling place, and BU’s Charles River Campus is in some ways more confusing than most.
Among transgender/genderqueer/nonconforming/variant/cisgender students, 40 percent say online is one of the best places to meet romantic partners.
The internet has changed much about dating, and BU students think some changes are better than others.
As is revealed in a BU Today survey answered by more than 4,000 students, it’s not always clear that a date is a date, it’s hard to know when a relationship is a relationship, and the best clue to the true nature of an invitation is often the time of day (or night) that it’s issued. A recent story in the New York Times titled “The End of Courtship?
” describes just how mixed up it is; it pulled in more than 400 comments from readers.