Hang out with this person in a group of friends to see if you can be comfortable with them and if they have the traits you look for in a partner. Whether you are the type to jump right in or the type to put up a wall, it’s important to take things slowly but at the same time take risks and put yourself out there so the other person can get to know the real you.
If you have concerns, now is a time to bring them up.
When you are young and dating for the first time, sometimes it can be hard to tell the difference between when a guy or girl wants to be around you all of the time because they really like you or because they are trying to have control over you.
(Go to top) College is an exciting time, filled with new classes, new challenges, and new friendships.
You need to be able to take care of yourself and be kind to yourself before you can provide these things for someone else.
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