How Real Collegiettes™ Met Their Boyfriends

We all know there’s no perfect recipe for finding a boyfriend … even though we all secretly hope that a really smart scientist will someday find one (aren’t they doing research on that along with all the cures they’re trying to find?)! Yet it seems as though every girl we meet who’s in a relationship has the perfect story of how she met her boyfriend, including some big romantic gesture or the perfect timing of events that led to love at first sight…
 
Eew. I almost made myself gag there…
 
The truth is, most girls – especially college girls – don’t actually meet their boyfriends in some “meant to be” situation, where the stars aligned and sparks flew and fireworks set off…

Me? I met my current boyfriend three years ago, but we’ve only been dating for a couple of months. We did a lot of TV shows together at school, and he claims he just didn’t have the guts to talk to me … until one month before I graduated! We didn’t really hang out until he finally sent me a Facebook message back in April – including his phone number and an invitation to hang out. So sometimes the “big romantic gesture” you’re waiting for comes out of nowhere, from someone you’ve known for a while, in the form of a very short electronic message…

In college, you can meet boys in very random places. And, just like how I started to see my boyfriend, it can happen when you least expect it – if you let it (just stop trying so hard!). Here are some of the places collegiettes™ have unexpectedly found love...

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