Dating your high school sweetheart college
My story also seems to be a "success” by these standards.
My boyfriend and I made it through first year and are still together now, three years later.
Being in a similar situation as me, with her boyfriend attending university at Mc Gill instead of Western, Yam notes that things were difficult at the beginning.“It was such a big change because we grew together in high school and I was just so used to him being there all the time, like physically, but when we got into first year it was hard to see each other because we’re both busy and we’re trying to adapt to a new life,” said Yam.
“It was hard, but I guess it just made me realize how much we have.”Marlee Kosir, a current student in teacher’s college, is one of the few who dated her high school sweetheart through her entire undergrad here at Western.
Finding one perfect partner after a bunch of false starts has been sold to us as the ultimate romantic narrative.But, as it happens, summer flew by and by the time I was supposed to leave, I genuinely cared for a person who I would have to leave behind.He is three years older than me and goes to school in Toronto, so not only were we a “new” couple but we were parting ways for the first time. It was hard for me living in residence, my first time away from home, yet tied down in a long-distance relationship.But, the more I talked to others in long-term relationships, the more I realized that it’s not so bad after all.Bethany Yam is a second-year health science student who has been dating her boyfriend since grade nine.
It’s sweet and innocent, but it’s doomed to end, right? Your high school sweetheart could still come back into your life years later.