During their first trip home, freshmen have to decide whether they stick it out with their first love, or succumb to what is known as the “Turkey Drop”— the phenomenon of high-school couples breaking up when they come home for their first Thanksgiving.
Much of my own freshman year in college was determined by one recurring scene. She tells me her plans for the night – maybe a sorority party or a pregame in a friend’s room – and asks me if I want to come along.
Look, it is even complicated for mature adults, right?
The young teen may be ill-equipped to deal with these sorts of intimate relationships and may come to rely on their relationship status as an indicator of their self-esteem.
” so many times that my face starts to hurt), or do I fall back on the familiar?
Dating can be quite confusing and distracting for young teens.Thanksgiving will also be a time for big questions, particularly for those freshmen still in high-school relationships.Did they take advantage of their first three months in college, or did they lose out by spending too much time on Skype?So, when you're near someone (like Monday-Friday 8 a.m.til 3 p.m.) you might become more and more attracted to them eventually leading to your first, or first of few high school relationships.