“My boyfriend cheated on me.” “My girlfriend is embarrassed to be seen with me.”
“He said he’d hook up with her when he’s done with me.” “He got really angry.” “But I still love her.”
In 72 hours, at least five students have shared less than stellar truths about their relationships. And while their overall concerns differ, one thing links them together: the idea that it’s all natural. That everyone goes through rough patches. That sometimes people lose their temper. That sometimes people cheat. That any form of mistreatment or abuse is normal because “at least I’m in a relationship, right?” Wrong.