“Eventually, we were forced to have “the discussion.” C was very blatantly against long distance, which was shockingly disheartening, even though I knew he was just being realistic. Working long distance relationships are the rare exception, not the rule, as Hollywood would have us believe. Every girl wants that big movie finish, to be the one that he goes all in for. But this isn’t a movie. It’s life. And I know that he’s right. I know that life will continue. But that doesn’t mean I have to be happy about it right now.”
Part of our series of articles by writers coming to Harvard this fall (or, really, this week). Check out the whole Prefrosh Passages blog, where there’s plenty more to love.