Things to Know About Dating Your College Classmate!!
The idea of walking to class hand in hand with your significant other may be a pleasant thought until things go awry in the world of love. Let’s face it, it’s hard to help who you come to like. Emotions sometimes get the best of us. However, it is exactly this reason why students should not date their classmates.
Some of you lovebirds out there may be thinking, “What if things in my love world are going great? It might be nice to have someone in the class who I like to share my time with.”
Did you ever think for a moment that you might be missing an opportunity to get to know the people around you? This is not even in the romantic sense.
I’ve often seen couples in classrooms very engaged with each other. So much so that they aren’t engaged with the class. We don’t come to college to learn out of a textbook. Professors have wonderful things to say and so do the students around them. A moment of unique insight, expression or valuable information that is being shared can be
Completely Lost If You Are Not Paying Attention?
When two people are more focused on each other, rather than with what is going on around them they are missing out. It isn’t done on purpose but it’s a side effect. At times they don’t realize that they are cutting themselves off socially and intellectually because they are too busy talking or passing notes to each other.
In situations where dating is not going well, emotions can be all over the place. Hormones can get in the way of learning. They play a huge role in affecting behavior and mood. Thinking logically does not mean you will act logically.
Even if a student’s desire is to pay attention and do well in a course, it can be hard if there is a human being who is also physically there affecting their mental state of mind. Once again a student’s focus lies somewhere else outside of the classroom.
A semester at here at Pierce is 16 weeks long. Do you really want to sit in a class feeling uncomfortable because of the person sitting next to you for that amount of time? How can one learn the subject material if they are emotionally compromised and the reason for it is unavoidable? It’s awkward not only for those two people involved but possibly for other students in the class.
School is work in itself. We are all here because we want to gain some knowledge and move forward in life. Why should we make this process more difficult by adding drama to it? Los Angeles is the second largest city in the country, go out there and meet the people who live in it.