The reality is that aside from all those things, even if both of you do not meet other people, you will grow apart in a very real way.High school culture and college culture are extremely different.Cliques, peer pressure, level of independence, are all quite different between HS and college.That 3 hours is much less of an issue than the completely different life your boyfriend will be adjusting to as a college freshman.The reality is that in all likelihood, it won't work.It's less of an issue of do you trust the other person, will they cheat on you...Dating in high school can turn your world upside down: One minute, you're nervously decoding every ounce of meaning from your crush's texts; the next, you're making out in hallways and updating your status to Facebook official. But staying together for college isn't a cake walk, either.
If, on the other hand, you don't talk about what's coming, it's going to hit you like a brick wall.
Is a round-trip visit possible to do in one weekend? If you're heading towards radically different places in life, they might not. If you used to bond over your equal loathing of the school cafeteria's soggy pizza or your high school's drama department, will you still feel like you have enough in common once one of you heads off to college? Have trust or jealousy ever been issues between you?
How would you react if you saw a Facebook photo of your high school sweetheart looking verrry flirty with someone else? On the flip side, what would happen if you met someone you instantly clicked with at a college party? Making friends can be one of the scariest parts of college.
"I think staying together in college is doable when you're in a relationship and completely in love.
If you're just in the relationship so that you're not alone and you have someone to go prom with, going to college is perhaps the perfect excuse to break up."Schedule specific times to discuss your relationship."Have dedicated times this summer when you sit down and talk about college," says Simmons.