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.Don't speak negatively about the person you are dating to anyone, including your friends.Of course, you will have those times when you need to vent, but keep it at a minimum.Many college freshmen are home this week for the first time since August.
You can do this by not including your friends in arguments you and your boyfriend/girlfriend have or being overly affectionate while in the group.
” so many times that my face starts to hurt), or do I fall back on the familiar?
One Princeton junior told me that, during her first three months in college, she stayed in her room every Friday and Saturday night.
I was fine with changing who I was to be with who I wanted.
Needless to say, my chameleon-like tactics never quite worked.