"... If you are at the top of your game, you do not dump people. ever. Not in high school, not in business, not in the neighborhood, not in the community, not at church, never. At the top of your game. I myself, on any given day, screw up really well about 7 times before noon. Thankfully, there is redemption in the time after lunch and by evening, usually I've had a pretty good day. And so it goes with life. In dating, at the top of your game, you spend more or less time with a variety of people. Honest. And speaking only from my experience and that of my children, we did not date in high school to "find someone forever". We dated to experience the best of our life, (GLib, do not let your daughter pass on the mixers with the developmentally delayed people from ARC; they are awesome)(oh yeah, and the Senior/Freshman mixer is huge), to learn more about our community and to learn more about ourselves. One of the best dates I ever had was after my senior year in high school ..."
For the rest of JBelle's terrific post re: dating, click here.