Those who had met their partners through dating websites went online because they felt there were very limited places and opportunities to meet like-minded others and because they no longer took part in the pub and club scene.When Richard Rhodes’ partner passed away in 2003, the then-66-year-old gay Atlanta resident thought he was done with relationships.“I originally thought, well hell, I’m past the age where anybody will be interested in anything,” he tells Georgia Voice.

Now, however, social scientists have examined them exhaustively and empirically.

These are truisms known to anyone who has watched 10 minutes of a teen movie or spent 10 minutes in a high school cafeteria.

Also, everyone knows that STDs are common at colleges, especially if you’re going to hook up with the type of people that will follow you home from the bar drunk.

If you do that sort of thing, you might just get more than a bad reputation.” “College is a time for maturing, but it’s also about having fun.

Here are what some senior College Mag readers advised for freshmen entering the campus dating pool: “Personally, it’s better to find a girl you know than to go after the stereotypical ‘get laid as much as possible’ line of thought.

First of all, no one, guys or girls, really want to be with people that are constantly hooking up.It is important to remember that safe sex should be practiced at all ages.In the Darwinian world of high-school dating, freshman girls and senior boys have the highest chances of successfully partnering up. And they have found that for the most part, they're accurate.Swinburne University of Technology provides funding as a member of The Conversation AU.The Conversation UK receives funding from Hefce, Hefcw, SAGE, SFC, RCUK, The Nuffield Foundation, The Ogden Trust, The Royal Society, The Wellcome Trust, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and The Alliance for Useful Evidence, as well as sixty five university members.Christine Holcomb, RN, Senior Community Centers lead nurse, she says “Just because you’re 60 or 80 doesn’t mean you don’t date anymore; it just changes the dynamics.” That’s why it’s important for seniors to have “the talk” with a trusted health care professional or family member to understand the issues surrounding safer sex.