” She went on to say, “They’d been dating for like six months, but she said she didn’t want a boyfriend right now. Eleven and trying to figure out the dynamics of a months-long exclusive relationship and using words like “dating” to describe them. The middle school years are a time of major transition for kids as nature forces them along the path toward adulthood.So she’s not going to date anyone else for a while.” The kicker? It’s not like we, as parents, can prevent their sudden interest in the opposite sex because, well–But allowing that new interest to move quickly into a serious romantic attachment with a peer has its pitfalls.and if your relationship is going to make it, there are some definite signs.I’m not going to lie to you, a lot of people break up with their significant others during the first semester of college.Finding out that a boy likes you makes you feel pretty and popular boosting your preteen self-esteem.Finding out 11.4 days later that he is “so over you”destroys your self-esteem, affirming all of your middle-schooler suspicions that you are unattractive, awkward, and that no one really likes you.
As you know, I didn’t have even a slight high school romance, but I was able to deduce a few things that make it work after graduation, through college, and in to the rest of your life – tbh, most of it is being honest and communication, just like any other relationship situation. If you’re committed to having your relationship last, I’m all for it.
Everyone says that high school relationships never last past graduation, which is literally the last thing you want to hear as you clutch bae’s hand and make promises to each other that you’ll make it through college together. Just because everyone says it doesn’t mean it’s true.
It possible for relationships to last past high school, into college, and maybe even after college…
For every upside to middle school romance, there’s a pretty harsh downside.
Rejection is hard at any age but especially so at a stage when you feel physically, emotionally, and socially vulnerable.