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Should Seniors date Underclassmen?

C.N.Red posted this thread...
Jan. 22, 2013 at 6:23 pm

Okay, I'm a sophomore, and I hang with a good amount of seniors. There's a senior who likes me...(I'm not sure how I feel...) and he asked me out...and I'm just afraid to say yes because I feel as if there's a stigma against Seniors dating any underclassmen...even underclassmen like me...

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Kenrichi replied...
Jan. 22, 2013 at 7:50 pm

It depends on the person that abides by that ridiculous rule. My best friend (he's like a brother) would never date date an underclass men but he wouldn't care if someone else did. Ultimately age is but a number, and 3 years apart is definitely not a factor in the issue. Once you make up your mind about if you like him, don't let that stigma sway you. Good luck.

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whaticantsay replied...
Jan. 22, 2013 at 8:20 pm

It depends on the guy. Or you. I hated one upperclassmen and it ended horribly. But the other one I dated wasn't bad. If you like him and he likes you, then that's all that matters.

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diamondcoates replied...
Jan. 25, 2013 at 2:25 pm

no senior should date an underclassmen and i hate to tell you but they could get put in jail for statatory rape on you.

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CTS207 replied...
Jan. 25, 2013 at 9:50 pm

Experince speaking here, me dating a freshmen in HS and taking her to my senior prom (don't ask about that) but anyway, there is no stigma for who you date. Just be smart about it, and don't expect feelings immediatly. If you are drawn to him, then I'd say go for it. But if not then say no. Better the truth then a lie in this context.

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C.N.Red replied...
Jan. 29, 2013 at 5:49 pm

Thanks! 

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SakuyaThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Feb. 3, 2013 at 6:11 pm

This all depends on maturity. When my boyfriend and I started dating he was a senior and I was a junior which isn't much of a difference. My brother is a freshman currently and is dating a senior and it is so awkward because he isn't very well versed in intelligent conversations to be had with her and he's way to immature and not very responsible when it comes to more se.xual things(oh hormones...). If you both are mature and have similar feelings and attitudes I say whatever. My parents are 7 years apart and they get along very well(though they started dating outside of college)

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C.N.Red replied...
Feb. 4, 2013 at 7:10 pm

People usually tell me I'm mature for my age. That's a good sign. Thanks!

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AuthorThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Mar. 24, 2013 at 4:41 pm

I personally think that it's the personality that matters, not the age. I'm a freshman, and my boyfriend is a senior. We've been together for six months, and I love him. (I'm 15, he's 18)
It doesn't matter if you date him, just as long as you're smart about it, and don't let him do anything you don't want him to do.
 

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SammieMarie96 replied...
Mar. 25, 2013 at 6:33 pm

@ C.N.Red... To be honst, it really matter's how you feel, go with your heart, you shouldn't let people's comments be the decsion of your own relationship. Now do you really like this guy? again, like I said, go with how your heart feels, you ussually make the better decsion doing that. trust me. Last year when I was a sophmore, I was dating a senior, and it lasted a while, so it actually isn't a bad idea. and really the only reason why him and I broke up was because, you know things just didn't work out, but that doesn't stop me from finding new love. I just celebrated my one month anniversery yesterday with my current boyfriend. I am currently a junior in high school, and he's a freshmen in college, but really hun, age doesn't matter. as long as you're happy, and he treats you right, you have nothing to worry about! ^_^

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WriterHeadThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Mar. 26, 2013 at 12:54 pm

im a sophmore as well. i have a lot of upperclassman friends. i have a friend that's a sophmore and she dates a senior. i don't see anything wrong with it; i guess the only concern would be maturity. (for some people)

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