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Dating in the 20s

Dating in the 20s

By Liv Glassman
Exploring dating in the digital age through stories & social science research
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Attachment Styles
Attachment is the bond we form with our first primary caregiver, and the way we develop it eventually affects the way we find, keep, and end relationships. There are four major attachment styles: Secure, Anxious-preoccupied, Dismissive-avoidant, and Fearful-avoidant. Find out how each attachment style acts on dates and in relationships and which attachment styles match and clash.
April 28, 2021
Deconstructing Hookup Culture with Dr. Lisa Wade
Dr. Lisa Wade is the leading researcher on college hookup culture and the author of American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus. In this episode, Wade shares her latest research on how the pandemic has affected hooking up. Other topics discussed include the history of casual sex in the United States, Greek life and structures of power on campus, how the gender binary manifests within hookup culture, the differences between white heterosexual and queer and BIPOC hookup cultures, and suggestions on how to have more respectful and pleasurable hookups.
March 20, 2021
College Hookup Culture
Liv and her best friend Lauren talk about their unsatisfactory experiences with college hookup culture and share some advice on how to find something more serious.
February 12, 2021
Rom Coms
Liv explores how romantic comedies affect gen z's perceptions of love and romance.
December 01, 2020
Dating in the Pandemic
Liv and her friend Jalen uncover the affects of the pandemic on dating in your 20s.
November 02, 2020
Liv chats with 3 college students across the country about their worst ghosting stories. We explore why ghosting has become so popular and how it affects young people.
October 01, 2020
3 Generations of Dating
Liv interviews her mom and grandma to discover how dating in your 20s has changed for 3 generations of women in her family.
September 01, 2020