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Old 03-27-2012, 04:05 PM
 
Location: Austin
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Sitting at lunch together, writing notes, holding hands, talking on the phone- ok. Anything else- not so much.
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:20 PM
 
Location: North America
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It's just 5th graders being 5th graders. Didn't you used to go to pool parties when you were in 5th grade? Did everyone stay out of the hot tub? You're over reacting. Nowadays 5th graders text all day long. 10 years ago, 5th graders IM'd all day long. 20 years ago, 5th graders conversed over the phone all day long. It's all the same.
Nj she posted 3 years ago
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Old 03-27-2012, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Portlandia "burbs"
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As a kid in the late-50's and 60's I had oodles of little boyfriends all the time. "Crushes" is all they were, and those puppy-love crushes never left the campus. Hell, I can remember a lot of those crushes being hair-pulling and insults, because that was common behavior to get attention. Nowadays it's likely to end up in court!
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:23 AM
 
Location: New York City
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According to my 5th grader, no one has a boyfriend, but there are many, many crushes between kids. She has a "friend" who is a boy and they text sometimes and there has been some drama, but she assures me that they are not a "couple". It's way too early for that.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:05 PM
 
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Nj she posted 3 years ago
Oops I gotta pay attention when folks bring up threads from the grave.
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:19 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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When i noticed that this thread was three years old I was worried that there was a pregnancy announcement!
It does happen to 7th graders.
Thankfully, It wasn't an announcement of that type.
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Old 04-16-2012, 09:19 PM
 
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You do feel different about that when you are younger like me.
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