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Students are pretty mixed in their opinion about guys and girls, but pretty much everyone is satisfied. Some people think the girls are more attractive and end up settling for less-than-cute guys. But most of the guys here are very attractive, if you are into the preppy, polished, and well-groomed type. If you like guys who wear Nantucket red, Sperry shoes, and Vineyard Vines, Denison will be heaven for you. Since Denison is a small school, there is definitely a limited selection of guys and girls, but that does not mean they are not there! You just have to look and be open-minded. The best way to meet guys or girls is through parties or student organizations. While you may notice people in class, it is not usually the ideal place to meet someone. There are definitely more girls on campus, but no one seems to have a problem with finding a guy to hook up with if they wanted to. Hookups and relationships can get pretty complicated. Since Denison is so small, it is not uncommon for a person you may be dating or hooking up with to have hooked up with someone you know, which may get awkward. Also, you will definitely run into someone you have hooked up with while you are at Denison. There is absolutely no avoiding it, so be prepared for the awkwardness.
The party atmosphere at Denison encourages some sexual promiscuity, and if you are a person who goes to parties, the odds are good that you can find someone to hook up with. Almost all relationships at Denison began with a hookup—it is simply the best way to meet people that are not in your classes. Hookups are very common, and you will probably experience a DFMO (dance floor makeout) at some point. Relationships can get awkward, since the likelihood of running into your ex on campus is high. Overall, hookups are common, and relationships are not extinct, just more difficult. Although relationships may be uncommon at Denison, most Denison alumni do end up marrying each other.