Dating someone since high school

Because their behaviors and body language are now as familiar to you as breathing.

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You have an endless amount of shared memories. You understand that people change in relationships.

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You already had to do all that when you went to college and when you entered the real world. Your families are basically already family to each other.

Unsolicited Advice: Do Not Marry Your High School Sweetheart

Your families have known each other for so long that they actually greet each other like old friends. And your loved ones are usually super invested in your relationship. Nothing terrifies me more than being so close to someone and then watching them become a stranger again.

Because marrying your high school sweetheart is absolutely insane! Or I guess maybe it would if he was like super into heroin.

Pros and Cons of Dating: Someone You Went to High School With - The Hairpin

When you apply to college, you look at a couple colleges. In college, while the rest of my friends and I were making terrible decisions, learning about ourselves, growing as people, sticking our fingers in gross places, Mike stayed loyal to his high school girlfriend. His entire 20s in New York City, an exciting and insanely fun time, he spent hanging out with his girlfriend.


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And now, what does he have to show for his dedication? A shitload of regrets. Thankfully, he seems to have a healthy attitude and is focusing on looking towards the future rather than dwelling on the past.

How We Became High School Sweethearts - Cody & Lexy

When I met a guy I could see myself dating long-term, I used a little reverse psychology to prove my theory. From the beginning, I told him just how […]. You have to ask […].

I Married My High School Sweetheart, and It Ended in Divorce - Here's What I Learned

But lasting love […]. The health of your relationship and your personal sanity will most likely depend on many […]. Moments are constantly transforming into shared memories, good and bad. Sign up for the Thought Catalog Weekly and get the best stories from the week to your inbox every Friday. You may unsubscribe at any time.