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College Relationships

When The Attraction Isn't So Mutual

Andrew Gelwicks | Posted 11.04.2014 | College
Andrew Gelwicks

I began to appreciate that I didn't really know Perfect Paul. Yet I had handed over to him tremendous power -- the power to make me feel powerless. I had reduced myself to an article of merchandise and, in turn, him as well.

Love Lost

Jana Lee Frazier | Posted 04.14.2014 | College
Jana Lee Frazier

I catch my breath. And touch my hand to my mouth, remembering suddenly a certain someone from my past. I think all at once, in a surprising rush of reverie, that his eyes were amethyst, that he was smart and sometimes sweet.

Hey Guys! Let's Go to a (College) Fair!

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 04.12.2014 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

College fairs are unique opportunities for you to meet college admissions people face to face and begin the process of showing colleges your "demonstrated interest."

The 7 Relationships You'll Make Freshman Year

| Posted 06.11.2013 | Teen

By Mary Reischmann One of the first things you need to know about making your official debut as a college student is how to navigate the complexiti...

Taking Love to Heart: Turn On and Drop Out of Hookup Culture

Mark Whitwell | Posted 07.06.2013 | College
Mark Whitwell

These days, sexual anarchy means making your own rules and sticking to them if you are to survive the emotional battleground. The sun is setting on casual sex. Believe in real love for how it makes you feel. It's here, now.

Why Mean Girls Don't Go Away After High School

Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.04.2013 | Women

Thought that you were free of mean girls after high school? Think again. New research from sociologists Elizabeth Armstrong and Laura Hamilton f...

How to Keep Your Friends and Your Significant Other

Uloop | Posted 05.26.2013 | College
Uloop

Friendships are important. The last person I want to be (and I hope you feel the same way) is the girl that ignores her friends the entire time she has a boyfriend and then goes running back to them the moment the relationship falls apart.

The Friend Group Factor

Beverly Low | Posted 05.11.2013 | College
Beverly Low

First-year students want a friend group. And they want it immediately. If a student doesn't have one, was ditched by one, or is in the process of seeking a new one, college can be a very lonely place.

High-risk Investments of the Heart: Senior Years and Special Someone's

Kalia N. Baker | Posted 01.20.2013 | College
Kalia N. Baker

Forever, people have said, "everybody needs somebody" or "there's a somebody for everybody" Perhaps these over applied clichés carry a certain amount of truth.

5 Things Every Freshman Should Know About Dating

tv | Posted 09.26.2012 | Teen

By Sierra Tishgart One of the best parts of attending a new school is the myriad of romantic possibilities. You're at college with thousands of peo...

Social-Media (Amongst Other Things) Kills (Youth) Relationships

Daniel Fein | Posted 11.11.2012 | College
Daniel Fein

The ideal model for a relationship has nearly vanished. Things seem like they're harder now than they had been in years passed.

Her Story: I Was in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Her Campus | Posted 09.05.2012 | College
Her Campus

It was the night before Valentine's Day during my freshman year of college and I lay in my dorm room watching the clock. With every breath I took, my heart sank deeper. He should be back by now.

The Hook-up Generation

Patricia Vanderbilt | Posted 04.28.2012 | College
Patricia Vanderbilt

Hook-up culture creates a strange binary: on the one hand, students are having casual sex. On the other hand, students are having no sex at all. With the exception of an occasional long-term relationship, there is virtually nothing in-between.

College Hook-up Culture Part II: He Says

The Cac | Posted 12.18.2011 | College
The Cac

The problem with the hookup scene that DeeDee explains is that she's assuming it's completely one-sided -- like there are these malicious guys out there who feed off of broken hearts.

College Hookup Culture Part I: She Says

The Cac | Posted 11.29.2011 | College
The Cac

Hollywood gave me a false impression of what to expect from dating: the frat boy with the heart of gold, just waiting till the right funny girl comes along. These things don't exist where I live -- not even close.

Want to Change Your Love Life in 2011? Get Happy!

Kira Sabin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kira Sabin

Quick question. Are you happy? That's right, I am talking to you. You know, the one half of any relationship you create and the only part you can control: You.