Coed Roomates - the new college trend?

The Times they are a changing

Recently there was a front page story in The Los Angeles Times about coed roommates in college. It said a few schools were permitting students of opposite sexes to share dorm rooms. The story said the roommates were not necessarily romantically involved. It said they even got used to seeing each other undressed, even naked! All I can say is WOW!

I tell you, it made me wish I was back in college. How I envy those lucky guys. When I was in college we could go to the girls’ dorm but only as far as the lobby, under watchful eyes of chaperones. And we had to be long gone by 10pm.

Years later, coed dorms came along. But the sexes were separated by floors. Much later, they were allowed to share the same rooms, rarely, even use the same restrooms.

It seems the only thing left is to share the same beds. But, who knows, maybe they already do.

I think I was born a half century too soon.

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thevoice 6 years ago from carthage ill

well read thanks happy easter

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