Regardless, the unique partnerships (or lack thereof) you choose during this time will affect how you date for the rest of your life.
Here, relationship expert and author Ana Weber fleshes out how each of these five college relationships influences the kind of adult partner you'll become.
The other day I was speaking with my client Ellen about texting and asked for her opinion. It is an imposition.” She continued, “Why not pick up the phone? Texting is a good way to exchange information, but are there more mature ways to be connecting with each other?
They force me to put on my glasses and click numbers on a little tiny phone. The phone is like we’re sitting across from each other having coffee.” Ellen makes a great point.
It’s also delivered in a format that’s easy to read.
The hookup and hangout pattern was accepted—or tolerated—as the way relationships existed.
You can stick with your high school bae, find a hookup buddy, plunge into a sexual-emotional gray area, or discover an on-campus soulmate.