Is Your Summer Crush Going To Last?
Girls' Life magazine|August/September 2021
It happens so fast: suddenly the pool is closed, school’s about to start and (gulp) it’s time to get over that summer crush…or is it?

After a season of lazy afternoons catching rays, taking dips and grabbing tacos… summer has ceased. But how can you focus on going back to school when you’re still smitten with your absolutely amazing crush?

With no classes, homework or practice on your agenda, it shouldn’t come as a shock that your connection with bae heated up faster than July asphalt.

But now it’s time to face reality...which means you have three choices: One, cherish the memories while refocusing your attention on new interests. Two, crank up the hope that their 300-watt smile will shine on you next summer. Or, three, transition your thing into a full-time fall relationship.

But which option is best for you? Let’s figure it out, based on the summer bae who’s on your brain…

THE CAMP CRUSH

You swapped inside jokes over s’mores and made a top-notch Color War team. But when that last bus heads for home, it’s best to leave the romance by the bonfire and just stay friends.

Why? To start, you’ve likely seen only the fun side of your sweetie. Camp is a blissful bubble; once stressful stuff like school is thrown back in the mix, your redhot relationship could go cold quick.

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