Dear Mom of High School Freshman, It is hard not to feel, in those weeks leading up to the first day of freshman year, that you and your child have finally hit the big leagues. High school is, in many ways, a break with everything that has gone before. High school takes four years because that is the minimum it takes for both kids and parents to transition from the final days of childhood to the first moments of adulthood. Suddenly your child, and let’s be honest he may look like a young adult but is still very much a child, is in a world where sex, drugs, alcohol, along with high academic demands, competitive sports, and college are all part of the vernacular. Then there are the ones that realise they are not the shit and give proper respect to upperclassmen.
What boy wouldn’t want a fresh-faced group of girls to party with or possibly settle down with? Adolescence is almost like a rerun of the earliest years of childhood, with both physical and intellectual change occurring at a startling pace, new dangers appearing all the time and an unending need for sleep and food. The cocky kind that think they are the shit, and recieve a respective ass kicking.Some forums can only be seen by registered members.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. I'm really uncomfortable with kids under 18 dating anyone over 18, besides the fact it's illegal where I live!” sign and share it with your Facebook friends for instant gratification.(As a senior in high school, such images have been filling my news feed for months now.) You Tube is also full of promposal videos from high schools across the country, from sweet gestures to a boy twerking in booty shorts embellished with the word prom, a video that has garnered over 7 million views since it was uploaded in April — that's nearly three times more than that guy who asked Kate Upton. If you are the older half of the pair, it makes sense to be a little apprehensive when it comes to maturity. ” Why exactly is dating a freshman such an odd thing?We know which fraternities have the hottest guys, which bars to go to on specific nights, where all the best parties are on campus and how to stare down the freshmen who clearly don’t know their place in the College Park social scene.But alas, we are the ones sitting at the top of the food chain.