Your mom's minivan is all packed up and you're off to tackle your freshman year of college!
But you're still in love (or in contented lust that you think is love) with your prom queen -- so she's either heading to State with you, or going to film school in California and you're committing to an LDR.
But even when your romantic partner stays the same, change happens in and around you all the time.
Congrats on your acceptance to Insert Here University!
The next four years will be some of the best and most significant of your life.
The major you select will pave the road to your dream job. And the people you date will shape the relationships you cultivate in adulthood.
Regardless, the unique partnerships (or lack thereof) you choose during this time will affect how you date for the rest of your life.Here, relationship expert and author Ana Weber fleshes out how each of these five college relationships influences the kind of adult partner you'll become.There's a sense of maturity that goes along with this commitment.And when it all works out, cheers to them on their happily ever after and for never having to endure a terrible Tinder date.You can stick with your high school bae, find a hookup buddy, plunge into a sexual-emotional gray area, or discover an on-campus soulmate.
You can also refuse to choose, and just rep the single life.