These outdated ideas may seem ridiculous when laid out plainly on the page, but they get under our skin and into our heads in the subtlest of ways.
They don't want to get into a relationship with you, but they want to make sure that they could still have sex with you when they choose.
The joys of looking and being looked at are not gender-specific, and both should be available to all of us.
It's time we say goodbye to the three dates before sex guideline, and challenge the question as a whole.
The consensus is that there are expectations to hook up. I liked how the app worked but I wasn't sure if I wanted to meet anyone yet. I definitely didn't want to sleep with them. Tinder more than anything, felt random. How did I contextualize any of these people?
In The Atlantic's powerhouse September issue, Hannah Rosin explores the recent phenomenon of Boys on the Side: the hookup culture that has largely replaced dating on college campuses, crudely claiming that "feminist progress right now largely depends on the existence of the hookup culture." Wrong. So wrong.