One of the hardest adjustments I had to make was getting out of the habit of constantly looking at my phone and waiting for it to buzz.I had to get out of the mindset of needing constant attention, and I think that change has been really healthy.More time together also meant more inside jokes and stories that you can repeat to yourselves when you’re bored.
Finals week will be mainly focused on you and your stress because, yet again, they don’t have their own to worry about.
How to deal with dating someone who’s still in high school, dating someone who goes to a different college, dating someone who goes to your rival school, to dating someone at your school that has a heavier course load than you.
Imagine my surprise when no one was talking about the situation I was in. I have a summer job at a fast food place, and he happened to work there as well. While the age difference of 5 years didn’t affect us much, it was clear that a reoccurring theme in our relationship would be the fact that I was in college, and he was not. While he did take some community college classes, and his goal was to eventually go back to school- it wasn’t feasible at the time.
Meredith College has a lot of meaningful traditions that are infamous for being impossible to understand until you “just experience it,” so it was really difficult for me to explain Cornhuskin’ to my boyfriend when all he could interpret from it was a literal corn-shucking contest.
If your relationship isn’t strong enough, it might be easy to drift apart from this massive loss of shared life stories between you.
It’s already expensive enough to be in a relationship.