44 percent of college students report having
symptoms of depression.
The majority of college relationships end in
“The hard part about breaking up was that my friends wouldn’t help me out. They told me to just throw away everything he gave
me and move on. But it wasn’t that easy.” –Kalie Ray
63 percent of college women hope to meet their spouse in college
But only about 28 percent of college relationships end in marriage.
Gifts that were given by a significant other are
more likely to bring back memories after a
break up. Thus, keeping them around your
home will cause people to miss them.
”For the first couple of months, I tried avoiding places that we would hang out together because it made
the process of moving on much more difficult. I even had to drop a class in college because he was in that
class with me.”- ’Abigail Smith’
Many people have a difficult time moving on from a relationship because
they are scared of being alone. Committed relationships that have lasted
years and end in a break-up typically have one party that is worried about
”We dated for over 3 years and I forgot what it was like to only rely on
myself. He did a lot for me, probably more than he should have done and
that’s what made it so hard.”-Kalie Ray Soph. Pickens Technical College
Heartbreaks negatively impact a
student’s ability to participate in
class, sports, and other extra
Many students fear their
professors will not take them
seriously and stress themselves
out even more.
It has been proven that burning things an ex lover has given you will help you move on faster. However, for some
people, they can be regretful. ”There are some things I regret tossing out. But some things, I’m really happy that I
did because otherwise, I would still look at them any chance that I got.” –Abigail Smith
About 17 percent of college students, 20 percent
of women and 14 percent of men, have reported
that they have cut, burned, carved or harmed
themselves in other ways, says a new survey by
Cornell and Princeton University researchers.
Fewer than 7 percent of the students studied
had ever sought medical help for their self-
inflicted physical injuries.
Break-ups are one of the leading causes of self
It is harder to move on from a break-up for students that attend the same college or university as their ex lover.
They are more likely to run into their ex lover more frequently than those who do not have the same school
Only about 5 percent of high school relationships last through freshmen year of college.
The first semester of college can typically be the hardest because new friendships are made, people are getting settled in, and
communication is lost along the way.
“We hardly spoke because we were doing our own thing at separate schools.” –Mark Martinez Jr. Colorado State University
College student say the most common way to cope with a break-up is to be constantly surrounded by friends and to be alone as
little as possible. This way, you are distracted and you are not constantly thinking about your emotions.