Learning to Date, or Dating to Learn?

A few weeks ago, my parents celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They met while in line to rent dorm refrigerators before the first day of college in 1981, and were married 11 years later. While my friends are usually impressed by this “cute” “perfect” How-We-First-Met tale, the full story of my parents’ eventual marriage is a bit more complicated. Of the 11 years between their first encounter and their wedding, they only dated the last two.

Dating never was and never will be easy.

Click here to read Peer Health Educator Ali Gold’s full article on dating, relationships and whether academic courses on dating and love are the answer to millennials’ relationship difficulties.