If you are going to date someone that can’t legally drink, make sure to not make them feel bad about it.If you’re always like “aww man I wish we could go there, but you’re too young” it will constantly make them feel bad about themselves that they are holding you back.
High schoolers: If your significant other is still in high school when you go off to college, you need to realize that you will be experiencing a whole new world, while they are still in the familiar.
This may cause problems since they aren’t going to understand why you can’t come home every weekend since you want to hang out with your new friends or attend some parties to make some of those said friends.
Sure, you can still go to the bar once in a while with your buddies, but make sure that your S. doesn’t feel left out and you still make plenty of time for them with things they can actually go to. I mean, I know some people in the 25 age range who are way more immature than some of my friends who are 18, but you’ll have to be the judge of what the person you are dating might want.
Stages in life: There is also the matter of what age means for our age group. People will talk You shouldn’t care what people think, but it may be important to mention since you will have to deal with it.
This isn’t to say that younger people can’t be mature, but you can be certain that you will find a more mature group of people when you start looking in the juniors and seniors in college and even up to the grad students.
They’ve had their partying days, and while they still enjoy it, they are buckling down and focusing on school so they can get their degrees and get out.
Drinking age: This is a big one for a lot of couples.
If you are 21 or over and are dating someone younger, you have to ask yourself if the fact that they can’t get into the bars and clubs you want to go to is going to be a big pain or not.
My friends tell me that they feel like they don't connect as much with their home friends as they used to before college. What steps did you take to live a healthy lifestyle and avoid the Freshman 15 when first coming to college?