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Dating in high school pros and cons

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Thinking of yourself in the context of who you are in a relationship before you know .They were constantly scrambling to get back together with the old flame or rushing head-first into yet another romantic relationship.

Middle schoolers are naturally interested in sex and all things related, because their bodies are in hormonal overdrive.Sometimes they break up with a romantic attachment to find that while they were all dreamy-eyed and in love, their other friendships cooled for lack of attention, leaving them “lost” in the social landscape.Having a girlfriend makes you feel older and cooler. This is just like right after Tupac got shot the first time and you made out with Liza behind Safeway instead of being with me. His parents are just glad you blossomed into the wonderful young woman you are now, and you’re relieved to finally not have to explain your batshit crazy uncle/locked-up sibling/three dads. That means instantly part of dropping a couple hundo on Christmas presents, instantly involved in the dinner table family drama, and instantly expected to pick up Mom dukes from the airport when he can’t. You’ve already been through the awkward getting-to-know-each-other’s-relatives process, at a time when awkwardness was expected and you were both going through your blue hair/patchwork pants/thuggish exploratory phases.Since they are so impulsive and backed by crazed hormones more than anything, relationships at this age are hard to be taken seriously by adults, yet so desired by us teens.

Though forever is nearly never an option, we’re all chasing that crazy concept of young love, hoping for the PDA, photo booth pictures, and late night conversations that naturally come with it.

Having lots of one-on-one time with a romantic interest can open the door to experimentation neither kid is really ready for.

Even worse, it seems that the earlier physical relationships start for a teen, the more progressed they are by the high school years.

I felt it should be read by more than just my peers because it is relevant to teens everywhere. In today’s day and age, the idea of “high school sweethearts” seems to have become an urban legend.

With only four percent of high school relationships lasting to marriage, it’s hard to believe that you and your boyfriend that you love more than Hollister and Twitter combined will stay together forever.

Pro: You can fart in front of each other waaay sooner than you would be able to in a normal adult relationship. The second time you’re like, “How come Dave never moved out of his Mom’s house? You don’t even have to slit your eyes at her to for her to hear, “Step off, raggedy bitch.