Whether you are preparing for college or staying in contact across the miles, OCM is ready with university-approved merchandise for campus living, gifting and special campus occasions including move-in, graduation and more.For incoming freshmen, college hookup culture can feel like a huge question mark with three options: have some one-night-stands, find the person you're going to marry, or never kiss a soul.So you’re halfway through your freshman orientation and noticed that your next-door neighbor is a total catch.
Starting a relationship with a person that lives next door to you can be both beneficial and challenging.
While sharing a special bond with someone who is on the same path as you can be a comforting experience, this type of bond should be handled with care.
Rules create the illusion of safety and control in a situation that, by its very nature, is uncontrollable.
For instance: the rule against "floorcest" is meant to prevent post-hookup awkwardness—the idea being that if things end badly, you're then sharing a lounge, bathroom, and/or communal microwave with a person who broke your heart.
This makes it easy to plan weekend activities and get-togethers, yet it also limits you greatly.
Making friends on your floor is awesome, but be sure to mosey around on other floors to expand your friend group.
This way, you’ll be more connected, which leads to more choices of activities and opportunities to meet other people.
You can do this with your floor mates to facilitate a dorm-wide family of sorts!
Because there is a guy on my floor who I can feel myself starting to fall for... And more importantly, all those rules against inter-dormitory dating, and pretty much any dating rule in general, only apply to people who need them.