One of the first things you'll notice about being in a college is that your relationships can turn serious-very serious.
Some people still marry their high school sweethearts, but most people today don't get married until later in life, such as in college or right after graduation.
“We were only about 100 miles apart, so we were able to see each other on weekends and over the summers, but what happened was because there was so much against us in the beginning, we did try to date other people, and split up," Gee said.
"Our parents insisted that we make sure that we looked at other people, to make sure this relationship would be a strong one.
They chose separate schools — she went to UC Berkeley, and he went to UC Davis.
They broke up a bit, dated other people at the suggestion of their parents, but stayed in close touch.
Furthermore, there was virtually no difference between females and males in terms of the how they answered this question.The 1967 CIRP Freshman Survey featured items on dating patterns and expectations of marriage.One question, only asked in 1967, inquired about students’ dating behavior while in high school.This is fun, but don't neglect your other relationships.College is a great time to make deep, long-lasting friendships.
This emphasis on romantic relationships reflects the pop culture of the 1960s with the emergence of free love and the sexual liberation movement.