One of the best (and sometimes scariest) parts of any relationship is the element of not knowing what the future will bring. If you knew you would be together forever no matter what, would you still work as hard to make it last? Probably not.
“Encourage each other to explore all your dimensions, whether intellectual, spiritual, creative or social,” Shipp says.
“Many people have a great partner in college but take them for granted because they were so easy to find,” Kearns says. “So they move on and let that person slip out of their life. Then they discover to their chagrin, years later, that ‘the one that got away’ was really the one. Don’t let this happen to you.”
So are serious relationships in college worth it? You be the judge.
Collegiettes™ from across the country
J.M. Kearns, relationship expert and bestselling author of Shopping for Mr. Right,Why Mr. Right Can’t Find You andBetter Love Next Time
Sylvia Shipp, relationship expert and author of The Long Distance Relationship Guidebook