Dating your student
Though that will undoubtedly come as cold comfort to those legions of lonely 14-year-old boys. Donnie, newly released from jail; Tommy the local cop separated from his wife; Rhett, preparing to leave to try his luck in Nashville. In a small Catholic boarding school an unspeakable act has been committed. Her mother, originally from India, was single when she arrived in America, and fell in with a Caucasian male as he looked like a movie star.—interested in sex, whereas girls, no matter how boy-crazy, tend to focus on relationships.
Among senior girls, what's valuable and scarce are boys willing to have a relationship without having sex.
For 30-year-olds, that might mean predicating a relationship on willingness to marry or have kids.
For high schoolers, that might mean basing a relationship on, well, the Arcidiacono notes that there's a treasure trove of statistical data on the dating preferences, rather than pairings, of adults, due to dating sites like
What the researchers looked for is called, in academic-speak, "matching": the likelihood and factors that lead to any individual partnering up.
(They looked only at opposite-sex relationships within the same school.) That's uncommon: Most academic studies on marriage and partner-matching use a technique called "," which looks at pre-existing couples and defines the characteristics they do and do not have in common.
These are truisms known to anyone who has watched 10 minutes of a teen movie or spent 10 minutes in a high school cafeteria.