Across America, especially on college campuses relationships have been increasingly getting smaller and smaller. What is causing this to happen? One reason for this issue that this article takes a look at is the new modern age of ‘hooking up’. The research method used with this topic, was looking at young adults between the ages of 18-24 on college campuses, big or small, across America. The researcher spoke to about 14,600 students of both women and men, gay or straight, on 19 different campuses.