Of all college relationships, nearly 33 percent are long-distance, according to an i Village survey. If you’re out of college, think about your Facebook friends: How many are still together with — or even married to — their high school sweethearts?
“It’s definitely possible, but it’s rare, because the chances of you knowing who you want to be with at 40 when you’re 17 are kind of low,” said Tracey Steinberg, a dating coach. And it’s worth the wait if it’s real.” 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.
The pair got together at age 16, despite the misgivings of their parents (Barbara is Chinese-American, and Gordon is African-American), who threatened to disown them.
They chose separate schools — she went to UC Berkeley, and he went to UC Davis.
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Students carrying over high school relationships into college may be bucking the odds, but it hasn’t stopped them from trying.
” so many times that my face starts to hurt), or do I fall back on the familiar?
A "I absolutely hated my freshman photo and loved my senior portrait.
Looking back, I feel love for both because I can really see how fast I changed over the past four years.
She worried about fitting in, making her volleyball team, and acing her classes. What seemed to be so important back as a freshman was nothing compared to what I considered important as a senior.
Every year, University of Georgia seniors are given the opportunity to choose whether or not to personalize their graduation caps.