For every upside to middle school romance, there’s a pretty harsh downside.
Rejection is hard at any age but especially so at a stage when you feel physically, emotionally, and socially vulnerable.
My daughter often gives me an update on the social goings-on in her class.
Last week she said, “Did I tell you that Allie broke up with Carter Smith?
I know without a doubt I missed out on some great opportunities to get to know the male counterpart of my fellow juniors. The first was a British boy three years older than me who went to the same high school but moved back to England.