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Old 05-13-2003, 04:35 PM   #1
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Question breaking up cause of college???

now, i'm not trying to create a survey here, but i have a question that i just would like to see if my train of thought is logical....

i'm a senior in high school, and i was wondering something, i thought i'd ask without making any details of my personal sitch too explicit...

now, many times when a couple is together, they will break up before college, and i have been turned down in the past because the guy i liked was going off to college, and he didn't wanna start anything back home (it was 6 mos till graduation, and he is at a college about 8-12 hours away now....we talk occassionally, but i don't "like him" like him anymore) my q is, i have an interest now, who is going away to college not quite as far away as my previous interest...

we're not dating, but i don't want going to college to rule out the possibility for the summer or in the future...i really care about him and like him, and i am 99% positive that my exact feelings are reciprocated by him...we stay up lating talking on msn, and we always talk during school, and he always acts like a gentleman and treats me like a lady...

my q is, how common is it in where ever you guys are from to break up SOLELY because one or both members of the couple to leave for college and break up????

my theory is that, if you care about the person enough, than no physical distance could separate your relationship...i kinda think that if someone breaks up b/c of the "going off to college" reason, that there really must be another UNDERLYING reason, b/c if the were truely, genuinely in love, than they would just work harder to be together, not give up!!! is this naive?? Incorrect??? Unrealistic??? Please let me know!!!! thanks!!!

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Old 05-13-2003, 07:07 PM   #2
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Rach, I know you mentioned this briefly in the end of your post, but I thought I'd kinda of restate it I guess...

I totally believe that if 2 people like each other, and want to be together, then nothing, especially going to college, should interfere with it. I could understand if neither of you had your license, and were still in highschool, because then it'd almost be impossible to see one another if you were trying to have a long distance relationship. BUT - you can both drive, and often times a long distance relationship makes you appreciate the time you spend with your significant other much more.

Try talking to this guy, if you are both willing to give it a shot, what's there to lose? Exactly! Nothing! If you don't try, you never know what the outcome might be...

Hope this helps!

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