College freshman dating grad student
As a grad student, you're in a different phase of your adult life.
You're most likely in charge of all of your finances now, you probably have fewer roommates, and hopefully, you're more inclined to do your laundry yourself rather than taking it all home for your mom. Change is scary but I can confirm that Cheetos will remain one of your main food groups so you can at least take comfort in that.
Apart from these personal life changes, you'll notice a few differences in your love life as well, especially when it comes to casually dating.
It's rarely ever awkward bumping into your college classmates on Tinder because it's just what people do in college.
This is probably an unpopular opinion but I enjoyed grad school way more than I did college.
I appreciated the smaller class sizes, the more intensive research work I got to do, and the ability to work alongside professors I'd admired for years.
Even if you do study for a couple hours, the conversation will eventually become more casual, you'll both be more relaxed, and it won't be long before you're studying each other. In grad school: Unfortunately, in grad school, a study date is a study date — no matter how badly you'd like to swipe all the papers off the desk and get busy.
It's not because grad students are boring or have lower sex drives or anything like that.