Satistics on college dating
Many chalk it up to wanting to "explore the possibilities." Can you be in love with someone you never met? How could you love someone whom you've never seen face-to-face? You don't judge someone on their looks or nitpick their habits. Almost 3 million American couples live apart from one another.
It's at that point that one party usually breaks off the relationship. Verbal communication takes out the superficial feelings. Long distance relationships are a part of the college experience. Almost 75% of college students claim to have had an LDR at least once during college. High school sweethearts are the most common long distance couples. Even married couples have long distance relationships.
70% of the broken-up relationships didn't plan for changes.
It helps keep the connection alive, something texting can't do for you. Long distance relationships aren't more likely to end during the first 3 months than other relationships.
Broaden your horizons and see who's out there waiting for you. Long distant relationship couples often have better communication. Loved ones want to hear the daily stuff; it helps them feel connected. Intimacy is complicated in a long distance relationship. Better opportunities away from home keep couples apart. Gregory Guldner of the Center for the Study of Long Distance Relationships says don't. Talk about what you ate for dinner or your recent issue at work. You met their parents, and they seemed to like you.You enjoyed going out with their friends (sort of) and no longer despised that co-worker who was obviously too flirty.