” If I had a dollar for every time I am asked those questions, I’d be pretty rich.
When I was a freshman, I thought it would be easy to meet someone.
How should you tell a potential partner about your disease, and when?How do you maintain normalcy as a couple when you’re planning dates around treatment schedules, or treatment-related side effects?You can adapt and try to take an interest in things that they love, but never change the essence of you. The right person would never want you to." –Nurse Tina3938 "Just because it's comfortable, doesn't always mean it's right for either of you. "You CANNOT change that very interesting 'bad guy.' Don't be afraid to set limits. Don't be afraid to go after what you want, and do not be afraid to be on your own. My freshman self would have gawked at my current situation.
While I hope to someday date, get married and become a mom, I also know I have a lot of maturing to do.
My parents met in college; my sister met her husband in college; and my oldest brother married his high school sweetheart, with whom he also went to college.
While I approach my senior year at my university, I am quickly learning that the chances of meeting someone before I graduate are slim.
After all, your 20s are the perfect time for you to explore and really find yourself.
Besides, what you saw as an 'ideal' partner back in college may be totally different now!
In high school I read Now, I am 21, and I have had one short-lived relationship and have gone through my collegiate career without a single date.