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Dating an old friend from high school

She used to hit me up all the time until we met and now, nothing. As we’re flirting and he’s buying me drinks, I start to realize what a tool the guy is.

(Humans tend to partner with mates that look and act like them.

In real terms, that means couples with the same socioeconomic, racial, and religious background are common.

"That's a thing that girls let slide, because you have to," the student explains.

"If you don't let it slide, you don't have a boyfriend." Dating, in other words, is a market like any other, and market power is determined by the abundance of resources.

In high-school terms, that means math nerds date math nerds, though members of the debate team may also qualify.) he or she seeks in a partner as well as what he or she ends up getting.

The idea is that men and women—jocks and dorks, freshman and seniors—base their search not only on the characteristics of their chosen partner, but also the expected terms of the relationship.

He dated the beautiful people and had no clue who I was. At age 26, he was still going to high school parties and talking about his glory days. But he was still dead sexy and I owed it to my 15 year old self to check him off of my fucket list, so we went back to his place and boned.

I was very stringy and awkward at 15 and I mostly kept my head down. The whole time I was thinking, I’m having sex with JD.

on dating at the University of North Carolina, where for every three women there are only two men.

One coed argues that the gender imbalance has engendered a culture where men routinely cheat on their female partners.

Relatively little such data exists for teenagers, who mostly work the old-fashioned meet-someone-in-homeroom way.