After hearing every set of parents discuss how they met and fell in love, kids have a perception that their ideal fantasy hook-up can and will happen. When adults reflect back on how they fell in love with their partner, they tell you an abbreviated 10-minute version of a story that took them 20 years (multiply by 525,600 to see how many minutes) to live through.
They’re leaving out the parts where they desperately fantasized about celebrities or the popular girls in school.
He didn’t know who his real friends would be—he hung out with whomever he was nearest to.
I remember he was underprepared for the courses at Amherst. He occasionally cited his high school achievements when applying for on-campus jobs.
He’s had three years to figure out who he is and how he fits into the culture of Amherst.
The first-year just hasn’t had the time to get to know herself as well.
A senior exploits the imbalance of power to his own benefit.Expectation: Kids have this vision of a perfect person.They’re not looking for just any mate–they’re looking for that perfect soul mate.The senior dates someone who’s exciting and new and not jaded with the social scene.Life is, in the end, about living and having experiences and making mistakes, and dating someone older than you can be a wild ride and a lot of fun.Others may argue, not without merit, that senior-freshman relationships can be beneficial for both parties.