A quick look at Cornell student (and columnist) Jeff A. Katz’s candid explanation of dating signals and communication between men and women in college.
Dating in college is something that a) every college student has thought about and b) few college students/alumni want to discuss. It’s awkward. It’s uncomfortable.
As you go off to college as freshmen, many of you may be entering your first phase at a long distance relationship. You might be worried about whether you can handle it, or if it is worth doing. Talk about it What is unknown can hurt you most when you are in a long distance relationship, so you should discuss it with your partner before you leave. Figure when you will see each other, how often you will talk to each other, and how open (or not) the relationship will be. And tell them how you truly feel, not what you think they want you say. Don’t feel restricted At college, you are going to meet new people and find new activities that you like. In addition, pursuing extracurricular interests can distract you if you are feeling lonely. For me, the first month of my long-distance relationship was very hard, [...]