You're free from the limited selection of your high school and hometown.Depending on the size of your college, there could be several hundred times as many students as at your high school, which translates into several hundred times the potential dates.
One of the biggest changes between dating in high school and dating in college is these new relationships take place far form the watchful eyes of parents.
College students can date freely according to their own feelings without having to worry, "What will my parents think?
" This can mean being more open to dating those of different races, religions and backgrounds.
It can also mean never needing to go out with someone just because you want to rebel or prove something to your parents.
However, you don't want to go too far with this new freedom.
Just because your parents aren't around to enforce a curfew doesn't mean it's a good idea to spend the night with your boyfriend or girlfriend when you have a midterm the next morning.And sometimes your parents really did know best when a date just wasn't right for you.Some college students just want to have fun without any commitments while others see college as a chance to find their future spouse.Dating like-minded people can help reduce potential disappointment.Think about which camp you fall into before dating anyone, but don't be surprised to find yourself changing your mind.One of the greatest dangers of college dating is its potential to distract you from academic matters.