I'll keep being me and we'll see what happens. You will get to mingle with a lot of new people, and who knows, maybe you will also find the guy or girl of your dreams there. With minimal support on my side and going against everything I had grown up learning, I had to trust my relationship with God. We all wondered why should would go against such a blessing. He has never said a disparaging word about his mother. When I was 19, my boyfriend considered himself an atheist. We attempted to date back when I was in undergrad and he was in med school, and it went nowhere -- mostly because I was young, immature, self-centered and your typical spazzy college kid at that point. He would not appreciate my sacrifice of course, because they are often very self-center mind. All these are reasons to have some serious discussions.
Yes, it is bad. However, a few months before her exams she suddenly said that she didn't think we were right for each other and broke up with me. I am married to an ER doc and agree that having your own life, being independent, and not going into the relationship with any preconceived notions is what makes it work for us.