I say "love isn't real" far too often for what I actually mean.
I believe love in this place, college, does exists. But I will say this: I wont let the culture of college love ruin my chance at finding love at all.
The moment you get in a fight, the agony after breaking up, the trust issues ... But for me, I don't want to spend time looking for "Mr. And maybe I'm just a hopeless romantic who secretly wants to meet my husband with some crazy story Nicholas Sparks would write a bestseller about, but all I know is that in college, relationships come on convenience rather than connections, and we settle rather than set standards.
Because for me, I refuse to let go of my idea of love, the soul mates kind of love. Who knows, maybe that doesn't exist anymore in today's generation.
A lot of the growing pains of being a young single and meeting girls has passed me by in this time.
I've been on 2 dates in my whole life - both when I was 17 years old.
For a 21 year old guy, what is the best way of throwing myself into single life?
Much of the dating advice out there seems aimed for an older audience than myself. And if you're not in college, well, you might just want to give this one a read anyway -- a lot of the things I'm going to recommend you don't necessarily need an alma mater to pull off.