Statistics on high school dating
Relationships are a delicate topic when it comes to any age group, but the high school years are often overlooked, deemed to be not particularly important.
The minds of adolescents are not fully developed and therefore are not capable of knowing what is or isn't beneficial in terms of romanticism at the time.
College dating follows a completely different set of rules than any other dating scene.
Who can say whether or not high school relationships are positive or negative for the youth in contemporary society? The case has been made for both, and one can never really have a meaningful opinion if they haven't experienced it for themselves.
Worried you won’t find someone worthy enough to take home in college? An astounding 72% of college students experience at least one one-night stand by the end of their senior year.
Dating in college doesn’t mean you’ll actually get the chance to go on a “real date.” A third of college seniors confess that they’ve been on fewer than two dates in four years – so don’t assume that “hanging out” means dinner and a movie.
Speaking out of experience, I am nowhere near certain of whether or not my high school relationship was detrimental or advantageous for myself, and it is a question that lingers on the tip of of my tongue countless hours of the day: Is being in a high school relationship honestly worth it?
The initial answer for a still maturing young man such as myself would've been no, but rushing to such an answer is irrational.