The new guys seemed so cute, and your love life seemed so full of possibilities.
But soon you knew all their names, who was cool, and who was weird.
Be sure to make room in your busy love life for the rest of your college experience.truth #3: there's a new dating vocabulary"After some awkward mornings and 'walks of shame,' you realize you have to start setting new boundaries."Love it or hate it: Dorms can be cesspools of debauchery!At the typical beer-soaked party (even if you're sober), you can't always tell which guys want a one-night thing and which ones truly like you.If you've been drinking, there's not always a trusted friend there to stop you from going too far with a guy you just met.So while white women are typically left with a large pool of educated white men to select from, the options don’t tend to be as great for Black women who prefer to date Black men.Black women are also more likely to consider it their personal responsibility to help their partner achieve success and overcome certain hardships. “Black women face a kind of pressure, a type of survivor’s guilt that simply doesn’t affect white women in the same way.”In other words, there is an acknowledgment among Black women of the fact that some Black men have not attained a certain level of education because external factors made it more difficult for them to do so.Black women, according to the study, are losing out on attaining a higher household income by missing the opportunity to find a mate who has also earned a BA.It’s a study that speaks to the importance of unlocking certain economic advantages but it also provides another perspective about the current landscape for Black men in America and how that impacts a Black woman’s dating pool.But with close living quarters, no parents, and stressful classes, things get intense, and college has its own soap operas.Read on for the inside dirt you'd have no way of knowing until you're on campus — and need to know if you already are.truth #1: hookups outnumber boyfriends "The atmosphere is so charged with opportunities to hook up.For example: “Now, we all know there are dating apps out there and those can be helpful in terms of meeting people, but you’ve gotta have your expectations set realistically for what they really offer.” Touché, David. It is becoming increasingly more common for men and women to find partners that match their own educational background, but when racial biases are still plaguing nearly every institution in America this trend remains far less common among Black women dating Black men.