It was an unconditional acceptance.” Stephanie and Jon Mandle went on their their first date at a Mc Donald’s right down the street from high school in Lexington, Massachusetts, where they met in 1996.
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Students carrying over high school relationships into college may be bucking the odds, but it hasn’t stopped them from trying.
“Try to make sure that you fulfill your desires, your goals, what you want to do in life, but remain friends.
And if it is really meant to be, you’ll come together.
"Our parents insisted that we make sure that we looked at other people, to make sure this relationship would be a strong one.
But we always remained best friends.” Fifty years after high school graduation and two children later, Gee is confident it was meant to be.The pair got together at age 16, despite the misgivings of their parents (Barbara is Chinese-American, and Gordon is African-American), who threatened to disown them.They chose separate schools — she went to UC Berkeley, and he went to UC Davis.If you do break up and meet someone else, then probably it wasn’t strong enough.Rather than referring to a student’s year of study, in U. high schools and colleges, first year students are freshmen, second years are sophomores, third year students are juniors, and the most experienced are seniors.Of all college relationships, nearly 33 percent are long-distance, according to an i Village survey. If you’re out of college, think about your Facebook friends: How many are still together with — or even married to — their high school sweethearts?