Tag : relationships

Agony aunt: break ups

12 months ago / 0 comments

“I’m currently experiencing a break up whilst at university, and its hard being away from home. Do you have any advice for how to cope?” Break ups are extremely difficulty no matter the circumstance and admitting you’re having a hard time with it is nothing to be ashamed of. You’re … Read More

What I learned from my first break-up

2 years ago / 0 comments

Your social media image is the least important thing in the world: I adored posting photos of me and my boyfriend on Instagram, Facebook, and just about anywhere else it was possible to do so. I liked showing the world how happy we were. Now, I see couples doing the … Read More

The art of sexting

2 years ago / 0 comments

In an age when our digital presence is just about as important as our physicality, and smartphones are basically as important as our vital organs, communication has reached new heights. Curiously enough, it’s not verbal communication that’s most popular in the digital age but in fact the use of texting. It … Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week 2016: Relationships and Mental Health

2 years ago / 0 comments

I was first diagnosed with depression at the age of nine, and the diagnoses of anxiety followed quickly after when I was 11. My early teenage years were difficult, to say the least. At the age of 12 I was self-harming nearly everyday, and I felt hopeless. I didn’t want … Read More

Make the first move, you won’t regret it

3 years ago / 1 comments

I’ve never been the prettiest girl in school. Actually, as a teenager I wasn’t pretty at all. I can hear you saying this is not true: that I’m beautiful and full of interesting qualities. Well, trust me when I say that when I was seventeen I was totally not. I … Read More

Long Distance Love

3 years ago / 0 comments

Another Academic year has commenced. Another relationship faux pas has been achieved. It may or may not be known that this time last year I did the ‘forbidden’ thing of entering into a relationship with my flatmate Stan* which actually worked out quite well for us! For this year’s extravaganza … Read More

Features | Online Dating – A Social Experiment

5 years ago / 0 comments

Online dating sites now allow for us to meet all kinds of people from all kinds of places. This is both a good and a bad thing. In the virtual world, you might bump into the love of your life or you might gain unwanted attention from creeps, but then … Read More

Features | Online Dating – Great or not?

5 years ago / 0 comments

It’s Valentine’s Day, that time of year when being single is no longer the paragon of excitement and opportunities it’s usually made out to be. In an age of technology, we’re plunged into the virtual world in a quest of love, but is it a good or a bad thing? … Read More

Blogs | University, Long-distance Relationships and the Inevitable Break-ups

5 years ago / 0 comments

The background: You’re either lying to yourself or remarkably stupid if you believe that moving to university isn’t going to affect your relationships. Moving away forces you to spend less time with those closest to you. Somehow this only really sinks in when you’re actually at university (the majority of … Read More

Blogs | The Ex-Files

5 years ago / 0 comments

Breaking up is hard to do, so the 60’s pop song goes. But, in this 21st century world, breaking up is made that bit more difficult. Sure, the old rite of passage of crying into an ice cream tub hasn’t been phased out; since the creation of Ben & Jerry’s, … Read More