Being a Long-distance College Couple

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by Chely Sizemore

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Liza writes: Dear Chely, my boyfriend and I are both seniors, and we’re planning on going to different colleges in the fall. I miss him already, and we haven’t even graduated! How can I make sure we stay together?

Dear Liza: You’re not going to like what I’m about to tell you, but here it is. That’s a cute idea, but you don’t even need to try to stay with your boyfriend while you’re at different schools. College is a time for learning and growing. It’s a time when you find out who you really are. In order to do that, you cannot be limited by, a: missing a boyfriend hundreds of miles away, and b: worrying if he’s missing you as much as you’re missing him. Here’s what to do: enjoy your summer together. Don’t… I mean do not do something stupid (if you know what I mean). Then in the fall, say so long to each other. In the end, if you were meant to be together, that will happen in due time. Enjoy your summer, Liza. And I hope you and your boyfriend both learn a lot — and have a lot of fun — at college.

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