But Boston is making it hard for them….because of living costs and the need for attainment of things like a place to live and a good job.Wood calls this concept the “Adulthood Switch,” and says it’s common for males to suddenly turn-on to the idea of a long-term love interest with the potential for marriage only once they feel comfortable with their self identity.These examples illustrate the application of this policy, which (as stated in II-5.3 above) applies only to relationships involving students.
“The way men treat women at work is they way they want to be treated in the dating world.
But there is a lot of history where women are sexualized and objectified.
Holly Michelle Wood, 27, a graduate student studying sociology at Harvard’s school of Arts and Sciences, is writing her dissertation on “the modern trials of being single” in the city with an aim at cracking into what people emotionally experience in the dating scene when trying to find the perfect match.
Wood wants to uncover the truth about peoples’ trials and tribulations and look outside of the pre-packaged expectations she says are disseminated to singles through magazines, websites and movies.
But Date My School has inched its way in and formed a niche for students searching for a boyfriend or girlfriend who shares the same educational goals and understands school comes first on the priority list.
Lara Hirner, a grad student at Columbia University's Teachers College, has gone on dates to the opera, Central Park and ice cream shops with guys she met on Date My School.Under those topics, Wood narrows some research down to specifics, such as asking participants how important finding love is and how many hours a week they spend trying to find a mate.Wood has conducted 30 private interviews so far, most of which were with women between the age of 25 and 35, so she is “desperately” trying to connect with more male subjects to compare and analyze dating data.The solution: A dating website exclusively for college students.With more than 20,000 registered users, the site continues growing and has doubled its members in the past four months.On the flip side, men in the Business School often wished for more women study buddies.