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) i am 16 years old, a high school sophomore soon to be junior and dating a high school senior soon to be college freshman. i will be away for almost 8 weeks this summer in Georgia and he will be working here in Florida.
i will be able to see him at one point during the summer.
Of course most senior-freshman hook-ups are consensual. rare freshmen are preternaturally experienced or mature, and perhaps they can carry out a perfectly mutual relationship with a senior. Far rarer than the hook-up scene at Amherst would suggest.
I also hold open the possibility that a senior and a freshman are, in some non-cosmic sense, “meant” for each other: that their compatibility transcends the senior-freshman problematics. I refuse to believe that the exceedingly large number of senior boy-freshman girl hook-ups is due to interpersonal chemistry.
The one thing that bothers me more than anything is that he will be starting college out of state in illinois.
He didn’t know who his real friends would be—he hung out with whomever he was nearest to.
Of course most senior men and women do not assault first-year men and women. It shares with senior-freshman relationships a common root: a sexual interaction in which one party has more power than the other.The freshman nabs a cute older girl and a crash-course in dating at Amherst.The senior dates someone who’s exciting and new and not jaded with the social scene.The senior-freshman relationship makes this possible. Consider the possibilities the freshman never sees. We are uncomfortable because deep down we know that seniors and freshmen approach sex from a place of inequality. Imagine the feeling you get when you think of Cougar Formal, then imagine it reverse: the “Silver Fox” formal, where senior boys get drunk with freshman girls. We are skeptical that healthy sexual interactions can be built on crooked foundations. In the rest of cases, the imbalances lurk under the surface, invisible but nonetheless menacing.