Going Greek isn’t for everyone, and it definitely takes dedication and time if one wants to be involved in his or her chapter.In inter-Greek dating, it is likely that both partners have great leadership skills, want to contribute to the community, have high life goals and, of course, enjoy the party scene.
There also are many opportunities to hang out as couple, whether it’s at Greek events, socials or formals.
Frat boys gossip just as much — and maybe even more than — sorority girls, so be prepared for everyone to know the latest drama and every bump in the road during the relationship.
If youre in the mood for fast food (dating a non-Greek), you really dont care if you go to Mc Donalds, Burger King, or Wendys, because chances are, its a five dollar meal and it wont be the only time this week or month youll go out for fast food.
But when you go out for a nice meal, (dating a Greek girl), something that you dont do that often, and that will cost way more than a few bucks, youll stop and think before selecting between Sequoia, Mortons or Kinkades, which are all great choices in and of themselves.
There is a strict rule in sororities that boys cannot spend the night, and if the other option is the fraternity house, good luck.
Boys don’t knock, and even if a bro is able to sexile his roommates, fraternity men hear everything, and the details will If one is involved in Greek life, he or she will have many of the same friends as his or her partner, making it easier to socialize together as a couple.
Jealousy is also less likely to come into play when dating fellow Greeks since they know it’s normal to socialize and party with so many members of the opposite sex at least two times a week.
“I know girls who dated guys outside of the Greek system, and they freak out because they think their girlfriends are going to be exposed to a lot of drinking and a lot of guys,” said Rachel Cornwall, a senior at UC Berkeley.
“Greek life in general can be pretty gossipy because it’s such a tight knit community,” he said.
“That can put a lot of pressure on a relationship because everyone knows the details, so dating someone within a similar circle can be a big issue.” Lack of privacy in the bedroom is another disadvantage if both partners are living in their sorority or fraternity house.
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