All schools and residence halls have specific rules about dorm room sleepovers, but there are some other precautions you may want to take.
If you live with roommates, don’t forget to be considerate of their space.
It is easy to make new friends and lose touch with the old.
It is even easier to lose sight of what’s important because of a new, fabulous college lifestyle.
Students may get involved in a purely sexual relationship, while others may find themselves emotionally attached to someone back home.
Depending on how you handle each situation, there can be consequences to follow.
"Romance," she said, "has gone the way of cursive handwriting." A recent study by the American Psychological Association found that between 60 and 80 percent of North American college students have had a hookup, even though 63 percent of college men and 83 percent of college women said they would prefer a traditional relationship."In gearing themselves up for sex, they're draining themselves emotionally," Greenwald said. discard, to ignore, to swallow their emotions so they can participate in the anxiety-provoking but common dynamic which is the hookup culture."Lori Gottlieb, an Atlantic contributor, author, and psychologist, thinks it's because Millennials have been so coddled by their parents and teachers that they are now unable to accept others' opinions and realities.
You should fight the urge to leave school to be near them (either at home or at another school) because long distance relationships also have some benefits such as viewing each other more positively and being more satisfied with the communication in the relationship.
It may just take a bit of extra effort to maintain closeness with your partner (e.g., texting, Skype, Face Time, phone calls, etc.).
has taught us anything, it’s that when strangers cohabitate, things get a little interesting.
As you meet your first roommate, register for classes and move away from home, here are some changes in relationships to keep in mind to have an awesome first year away at college.