Dating someone your college class
But at the Aspen Ideas Festival Tuesday, a unique Millennial gripe was aired: Kids these days, they just don't know how to fall in love.
Erika Christakis, a lecturer at the Yale Child Study Center, is a former co-master at one of the student residence halls at Harvard.
Have they had a lot of classes with a new professor of yours, and if so, can they talk to you about how that person grades? Get an "A" on that project you asked for help with?
Often the person with more money ends up making most of the decisions -- because she may be the one paying for things most of the time.Did you work together on a class project, seek his or her advice on your computer science program, or research similar paper topics in the library?If so, say you want to celebrate finishing by grabbing a quick meal off campus.The "New York Times" article "When Richer Weds Poorer, Money Isn't the Only Difference" describes a couple in which the lower-class husband did not fit in with people from his wealthy wife's social class -- because he was a straight shooter and she and her friends talked around issues.People from different social classes have different ways of acting -- similar to a culture -- that can take time to understand.
Dating outside your social class can be fraught with complications.