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Dating isn’t a Relationship

by James Lopez I’ve often had conversations with my peers who explain they won’t ask someone out because they’re not ready to commit to something serious with that person. They’re afraid that just by asking someone on a date, they’ll … Continue reading »

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On Work and Dating: One Recent Grad’s Perspective

by Zach Horton Entering the workforce is a lot like going back to high school: you’re shuffled from one thing to the next, hardly in charge of your own schedule, and all the while, you’re under the gun to excel … Continue reading »

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When Dating is Actually Less Stressful

by Jason Morgan Everyone craves intimacy. We all desire to know and be known by our fellow human beings. But the thing is, we weren’t all born already knowing everybody else. This is actually a good thing because, humans and … Continue reading »

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Dating is Unnecessarily Complicated

by Erik Massenzio Dating does not have to be awkward. For whatever reason, dating has become synonymous with “having a boy/girlfriend.” It does not have to be this way, and probably does more harm than good in the long run! … Continue reading »

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When a Date Forces You Out of Your Comfort Zone

by Lauren Galvan A couple of weeks ago, I made a deal with some of my friends. The deal was that we would all ask someone out on a date before the end February. But one of my friends did … Continue reading »

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A Valentine’s Reminder From a Florist

by Andrew Debter Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means stores are decked out in pink and red. Soon millions of people will buy flowers and chocolate for their significant other as a sign of their love and … Continue reading »

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The Key to Sexual Integrity at College:
Keep Good People by Your Side

by Cassandra Hough My sophomore year of college, my roommates and I drew a front spot in selecting our dorm room and were able to secure a bi-level quad near one of the most beautiful and iconic parts of Princeton’s … Continue reading »

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Reflections on Second International Children’s Rights Institute Conference

by Carlos Flores Divorce is a topic that few want to talk about. Perhaps this is because of the extraordinary number of marriages that end in divorce. Perhaps this is because of the unfortunate experiences of children whose parents have … Continue reading »

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‘Wired for Intimacy’ at the University of Pittsburgh

by Pitt Off the Hook Officer Team On December 3rd, Pitt Off the Hook hosted Dr. William Struthers who delivered his Wired for Intimacy talk to a packed ballroom of more than one hundred and twenty students and professors from … Continue reading »

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Christmas Reminds us that Love Matters

by Caitlin La Ruffa A million ads, made-for-TV movie specials, and even guilt-inducing texts from relatives conspire to send a unified message: this is the time of year to be with family. Sentimental movies teach us that family – and … Continue reading »

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