By Shaffiria Dortch
Relationship are a very delicate topic when it comes to any age group, but the high school years seems to be the most important years. Being in the same school as your boyfriend or girlfriend has a big effect on whether your relationship is helpful or a distraction.
For some students who are in a high school relationships and go to school with their boyfriend or girlfriend, it can be a huge distraction because all they think about is that person all throughout the day. If you’re thinking about someone you like, or even love, it’s very hard to focus on your school work. Well it’s very hard to focus on anything if you can’t stop thinking about your boyfriend or girlfriend.
Now on the other hand, there are a lot of teenagers who know how to control themselves around the person that they are in a relationship with. Dr. Marrero a Physics teacher at East High School says, “It’s a normal part of school life... as long as there’s no making out in the hallways, I see no problem.” Some take positive advantage of having their boyfriend or girlfriend in the same school as them. They use each other as study partners and just make sure that they both stay on the right track.