People Divulge How Their High School Crush Turned Out As An Adult
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Oh our high school crushes.

Be honest. How often do they cross your mind?

There is no shame.

They are the first people to set our hearts a flutter.

And they are forever immortalized in our memory as perfect.

But then went on and lived lives.

Let's see how that went.

Redditor anonymous-46 wanted to talk about the people who made us blush back in the day. They asked:

"How did your high school crush turn out as an adult?"

Mine is "happily" married with kids. So cheers to them and whatever.

Oh Snap

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"I married her best friend. No joke."


Still think about her...

"We graduated from HS in 1989 but went off to different universities. Looked her up about 10 yrs ago and unfortunately she had passed away from cancer. Still think about her!"


Surprised you could find her. Women from high school and college are very difficult to locate without links from Facebook."

"They frequently change their last names. I have a few friends from college I've not been able to locate for 20 years. All my old contact information has expired. College email no longer exists. I no longer have my old phone number. This was before Yahoo Email and Gmail existed."


15 years later...

"She went to Korea to teach English after college, met a man from London, they're married and have a kid in London, he seems nice, she's still a great photographer."


"Quite a few Girls in my HS class did this as well( not American), especially places like Vietnam, Hong Kong."

"Some of them are still there 15 years later. I don't know how though, English was taken as a second language in my school. We where duel instruction, but hell if I know how some of them got the jobs. I pity those kids who will learn a bastardised version of English."


“he’ll go far”

"I looked one of mine up years ago. One of those “he’ll go far” types, so I expected to find just that. Turns out he’d died in a motorbike collision at 21. Best I could tell someone did something stupid and hit him. Such a waste. Worse was that his dad had died when he was quite young, so I can only imagine how devastated his mom and sister were."


Swing Fast

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"She moved to France and became a fairly successful MMA fighter."


An MMA fighter? Now that could been an interesting love story.

Good for her!!

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"She started dating right out of high school and quickly got married. Has kids, successful family, seems nice. I'm on Reddit, so you know my story didn't go that well."


The End

"He moved to a different state, became a cop, and was later arrested for pocketing cocaine that was confiscated from traffic stops. He was one of a group of cops from that city that was involved in it. Not gonna lie, my crush ended shortly after reading about that."


"good enough"

"He was very successful for many years. Then he lost his job, no other offers were 'good enough' for him, he had to sell the house because he was unemployed, and he moved his family into a smaller place. He started drinking heavily, then one night shot and killed his wife in a drunken argument while the kids cowered in the next room. I didn't miss much."


So Godpseed to him...

"He got really into giant puppets that take like ten people to move, tie dye, & jam bands, & moved to Vermont, which is really the perfect place to pursue all of these interests. So Godpseed to him on living his best life, but it would be hard to imagine a guy that is more NOT what I want for myself. So glad it didn't work out."



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"He's a successful Broadway actor and as dreamy, talented, and kind as ever. He's a good person and deserves good things, so I'm genuinely happy for him. We actually keep in touch and when I'm in NYC he takes me backstage at his shows."


Well good luck to everyone involved. Hopefully it all worked out as it was meant to.

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