Dating boyfriend in college

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We went to different universities (though we were still in the same city), and were looking for different experiences.

He was being really social and going out a lot, whereas I’ve always been a bit of a homebody. I went through a bit of a mental health scare — I was anxious and depressed — and I felt like he didn’t know how to support me.

I never got the chance to bond with my single girlfriends over those shared experiences of past relationships, exes, shitty dates.

I’m turning 30 this year and have started to get a bit reflective about that.

Like, fear or concern that I missed out on the whole dating experience, which I always imagined I’d go through.

Although I’ve been 100 percent on board with the relationship in the years since, I don’t know if we would have gotten back together if we’d broken up. I do have that little bit of doubt, I guess it’s FOMO, that comes up every now and then.

It doesn’t make me panic or want to leave — it just sort of sits quietly in the back of my mind.

I bring it up with him because I want to make sure I’m doing the right thing for both of us.

It was probably in my mid-20s when that feeling of missing out peaked, but it still returns every once in a while.

I’ve brought it up with him actually, and even with his friends, numerous times — just checking to see if he feels the same way.

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