Dear Annie: university student struggles in selecting between two relationships

Annie Lane writes the Dear Annie advice line.

Dear Annie: I’m a senior at college. I’m coping with my boyfriend this semester, so we’re in identical “family unit” and generally are in a position to be around one another without masks and social distancing.

I’ve been seeing my boyfriend — let’s call him Raul — for around an and a half now year. We’re getting along rather well, and I also can definitely envision a future together. Nonetheless, here is the first severe relationship I’ve held it’s place in, in addition to two of us are likely likely to be in completely different places after the educational 12 months has ended. Raul’s applying to grad schools in European countries, and I’m trying to work with a nonprofit in the usa. Neither of us would feel well about permitting one other compromise their plans or aspirations or fantasies.

That apart, I got to spend a lot of time with childhood best friend — let’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 clearly was a spark between us, but absolutely absolutely nothing occurred throughout the summer time. Vermont Boy and I also have already been texting every since day. He also offers interests that are similar mine and really wants to stay static in the States — in brand New England, ideally. At one point within the summer time, it felt as though we had been planning to kiss, but i believe he held back since he knew I’m in a relationship. I’m glad we didn’t kiss, but In addition actually want we’d. Continue Reading ->