Dating a college girl
Post-college courtship can be weird — but it's not all bad (I promise).Follow these 21 guidelines to master the D word and make the most of your real-world romantic life.College life doesn’t always prepare us for post-grad relationships.When you're in school, you more often than not end up hooking up with one of your pals, and either it turns into something serious or you enter a friends-with-benefits situation.Maybe you love 19th-century literature, or maybe you’re psyched to start rock climbing.
Then, suddenly, you’re thrust into the “real world” and expected to initiate romantic involvement by sitting across from a total stranger sipping merlot and discussing your taste in music.You don’t have any friends in common, and you actually have to make plans to see each other again because you won’t bump into him or her in class the next morning.“Focus on making friends, not on finding romance,” says Tina B. This Men’s Health article tells guys to join volunteer organizations to meet women; this Ladies Home Journal piece tells women to find men at blood drives.(Personally, I think dating is painful enough without having to stick a needle in your arm, but who am I to judge?
) So don’t be surprised if you get hit on multiple times while you’re trying to do a good deed by cleaning up your local park.Everyone knows someone who met her husband/wife/life partner/cat-sitter on the Internet.