“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.
Fraternities are organizations where you make special bonds with other members, so if you are dating a fellow brother, you are likely getting to know him in multiple ways.
Navigating a relationship with a fraternity brother comes with challenges, but they can be handled.
Joining a fraternity creates a bond with other frat brothers, and a romantic relationship can be a possible outcome.
If you find a frat brother within your fraternity whom you are compatible with, dating can be a worthwhile endeavor.
Here are the some of the pros of dating a fraternity bro/sorority girl, as well as the drawbacks: When dating a fraternity brother or a sorority sister, they know how demanding Greek life can be since there are many social events, sisterhood/brotherhood obligations and community service opportunities.
Officers in sororities and fraternities are especially busy, and may find it hard to balance their personal and social life with someone who does not understand how much time it can take.
Pro: Guy-friends galore Elon University senior Katie Hatcher learned early on that being a fraternity girlfriend meant more than dealing with her beau’s penchant for bowties.
She met her former boyfriend of two-and-a-half years during freshman orientation, and when he accepted a bid from a fraternity the next fall, Hatcher quickly realized her boyfriend’s brotherhood would become hers as well.
(Trying to give advice to someone I know...) I've heard there is a social expectation that only frat guys should go out with sorority girls; and only sorority girls should go out with frat guys.
(Trying to give advice to someone I know...)My sister married a fraternity guy, and she's about the least sororities type of girl you'd imagine.
Sigma Alpha Nu guys would prefer to date Kappa Alpha Delta girls, but sometimes they would be willing to lower their standards and date Sigma Beta Chi or even a plain old Gamma Phi.* And the girls were even more conscious--not only did they pick their dates based on the fraternity, they chose their friends based on which sorority they belonged to.