Of all college relationships, nearly 33 percent are long-distance, according to an iVillage survey. But do they last? How many are still together with — or even married to — their high school sweethearts? Going the long distance is not easy: Challenges including overcoming communication barriers, resisting the temptation of a fun, new social life and scraping together the finances to visit each other at separate schools. But the next time you grumble about a spotty Skype connection or a pricey plane ticket, think about Barbara Gee and Gordon Baranco.
Can Your High School Relationship Survive College?
Lots of College Freshmen Are About to Dump Their High-School Sweethearts - The Atlantic
Sign up or log in to manage your notifications. Walking up to the podium to accept your diploma, you imagine your life next year — freedom from your parents, beautiful collegiate campuses, joining a sorority. Graduating from high school can be bittersweet too, especially when it comes to your high school boyfriend. On one hand, maybe he is your first love and you have shared an amazing few months or even years together. On the other hand, miles of separation is no joke. Moving onto the next stage of your life, should you leave your high school boyfriend behind?
Dating Your High School Boyfriend In College Can Be A Struggle & Here's Why
Many college freshmen are home this week for the first time since August. Thanksgiving will also be a time for big questions, particularly for those freshmen still in high-school relationships. Did they take advantage of their first three months in college, or did they lose out by spending too much time on Skype? Much of my own freshman year in college was determined by one recurring scene. A friend knocks on my door.
Accidentally stepping on the back of his shoe, interrupting her during a class presentation, being set up in a parking lot at a youth group event. Adolescence is steeped in awkwardness and hormones. But there are couples who meet during that time of change and confusion who find — and stay in — love.