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Nov 18, Dating: Expectations vs. Reality. In the words of Charlotte York, “I've been a string of romantic rendezvous, against a glamourous back drop of NYC. Expectation: Just like Ross in friends, you've written a list of things that you far and he hasn't done anything completely weird, that's a pretty good sign. Dec 10, Being with your best friend seems like a good idea, but there are some drawbacks. "As friends first, you like each other first. You develop a respect for each other. You're looking out for each other's best interests. I urge people--marry your best.How Girls Act With Their Friends Vs. Boyfriends
High five, Facebook status update change! You might not survive it. Your social media presence: It will be tasteful.
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An anniversary post here, an artsy shot of the two of you doing something wonderfully adult together there. Or so you tell yourself. Semi-yearly getaways to beautiful beaches or some scenic rented house will be your regular. You both pack just enough and unwind for a few days of bliss and adventure.
That would just be a little creepy. It will happen gradually, and just make sense. One of you will have to leave your apartment for God knows what kind of traumatizing reason — creepy Craigslist roommate, creepy super, unable to afford the lease renewal, the walls crumbling down around you — and you promise to stay with them for a month or two, tops. And then you wind up never leaving, your stuff a clashing mix of tastes and sensibilities until you bite the bullet and travel to the ultimate in relationship tests: You call each other!
Text, 3 days after a huge blow-out fight over what kind of cheese to buy at the grocery store: Flowers and little gifts here and there are just the cherry on top of your very genuine and mutual affection. Antonio Guillem via Shutterstock Expectation: You've been waiting to see your crush all summer long, and finally the moment has arrived. You spot him in the school courtyard, you make eye contact as he runs his hands through his hair.
He comes up to you and asks you what you're doing Friday night. Is this real life?!
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You practically run to school, so excited to see the hottie you've been thinking of all summer long. You spot him in the school courtyard, but wait.
He's with another girl? Apparently, he's now dating an incoming freshman.
This can't be happening. You walk through the hallway on the first day of school, and in your heart you believe that the girl who bullied you all last year will have finally realized you don't have to be enemies. You spot her near the lockers, she comes up to you shakes your hand and asks to start over.
You walk through the hallway, see your enemy and, what do you know, she cracks a joke about your "dorky" outfit. Some things never change, just gotta shake it off. Your Lunch Break Photo Credit: You wake up the first day of class and you prep a full nutritious lunch in your new lunch box.
You're off to a good start. No time to make breakfast or prep lunch. You're eating a measly granola bar you found stuffed in your mom's purse.
It's the first day of school, so obvi no teachers assign any homework. They want you to take it easy on your first day back!
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All you do all day is sign syllabuses, which means hitting the mall with your best girls after school and talking about your perfect classes and teachers. Life couldn't get any better.