Annie Lane writes the Dear Annie advice line.
Dear Annie: IвЂ™m a senior at college. This semester, so weвЂ™re in the same вЂњfamily unitвЂќ and are able to be around each other without masks and social distancing iвЂ™m living with my boyfriend.
IвЂ™ve been seeing my boyfriend — letвЂ™s call him Raul — for around a 12 months and a half now. WeвЂ™re getting along rather well, and I also can definitely envision a future together. Nevertheless, here is the first relationship that is serious held it’s place in, while the two of us are usually likely to be in different places after the educational 12 months is finished. RaulвЂ™s applying to grad schools in European countries, and IвЂ™m trying to benefit a nonprofit in america. Neither of us would feel great about permitting one other compromise their plans or aspirations or ambitions.
That apart, I got to spend a lot of time with childhood best friend — letвЂ™s call him Vermont Boy — who just broke up with his girlfriend of three years while I was back home in Vermont during the onset of the pandemic. We felt that there is a spark between us, but absolutely absolutely absolutely nothing took place within the summer time. Vermont Boy and I also have already been texting every time since. He also offers comparable interests to mine and really wants to remain in the States — in brand brand New England, ideally. At one point on the summer time, it felt as since he knew IвЂ™m in a relationship though we were about to kiss, but I think he held back. IвЂ™m glad we didnвЂ™t kiss, but We additionally actually want we’d. Continue reading