Freshman in college dating senior in high school C2c privatechat
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.
Where the academics and “experience” come first and our—now long-distance—high school sweeties, dragged onto a whole new playing field, almost come second.
All I can offer to the freshman on campus is: Welcome to college—where friendship, stress, hormones, partying and adulthood are taken to a different level. “You’re gonna look back one day and you’re gonna go, ‘What in the hell was I thinking? I was a first-semester college student, and my high school relationship of three years was over.For heaven’s sake, I acted as if the sky was folding down around me and the ground was crumbling beneath my feet. Here I am, one year later, asking myself, “What in the hell was I thinking?But be warned: a regular hookup doesn’t mean professing your love for one another is the next step. I was dating a Sophomore during my Senior Year of High School.