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They were also asked about their preference for dating vs. For example, if they were drinking alcohol with an attractive person, would they prefer to go on a date with them or hook up with them?If they saw a potential for a long-term relationship with someone, would they prefer to date or hook up?If that doesn't happen in real-life, traditional dating doesn't give the woman much recourse.This study will no doubt be cited as proof of the "natural" or "innate" differences between men and women.The researchers traditional model of dating paints women as passive.They have the right to refuse to date or decline a guy's sexual advances.Unfortunately, the study doesn't break down relationship status by gender.
41.33% of women said they preferred traditional dating compared to 19.72% of men.The authors go on to say that college students now report more hookups than first dates.The authors define a hookup as an encounter between strangers or passing acquaintances with no expectation of commitment.Interestingly, men and women were about equally likely to prefer a date to a hookup when they saw a potential for a long-term relationship with their hypothetical partner. All other things being equal, you'd expect women to prefer a traditional date to a hookup.On a traditional date, the guy pays for everything and takes all the risk of rejection.
Overall 95.3% of women and 77.47% of men expressed some degree of preference for traditional dating over hookups.