Dating a frat boy
Not to mention many of the position holders get direct management experience like the president or treasurer. They are always coming up with interesting things for mixers and as well as philanthropies. This is a tradition not very commonly found in Canada, so I am unsure about how common it is in the states.
They also will generally have great social skills and clean up well, which would make them at the very least a really fun date. It is the act of a fraternity member giving his girlfriend a set of his letters (usually on a necklace) that indicates a serious relationship that may potentially lead to engagement sometime down the road.
“They babysat me every step of the way.” Elon junior Cece Fitzgerald says her year-long relationship with her boyfriend extended her friendships with his brothers.
Even after she and her fraternity beau split, she remained close friends with the boys to whom she often gave advice, baked cookies for and turned to in tough times.
“[The fraternity] got me through that breakup,” Hatcher says.
They have secret glances and secret meetings and secret codes, and basically everything about the fraternity is so secret and you cannot know. Although this has its benefits there is a point in time when you will wish your boyfriend will grow up and proceed with life beyond his university years and join the real world.
No matter how close you get to your boyfriend and his brothers you will always feel a little on the outside when you’re around them all together, and that might never change. This doesn’t mean leaving the fraternity behind but decreasing their responsibility to it – which some are hesitant to do.
As her boyfriend earned his letters, embraced traditions and introduced Hatcher to the fraternity social scene, the relationships he developed paralleled on her end, leaving her with a slew of male friends.