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Monday, September 16, 2019

How to keep the summer heat burning in a long-distance relationship

  Long-distance relationships be a tedious, but like anything else, is just a bump on the road of companionship. (Courtesy of University of Oregon) After the summer breeze rolls in and school fizzles out, people go back...

Under the Kilt: The importance of alone time

Let me state the obvious: It’s a new year and it’s time to do things differently. The onslaught of ads for gyms, diet plans and inspirational quotes has officially began to infiltrate our lives,...

Under the Kilt: Moving forward after a toxic relationship

Being a victim of a toxic relationship is hard, especially since you are oftentimes blinded by it. If I had a penny for everytime I heard someone say, “But I love them and you...

Under the kilt: Tough love or rough love?

Stripped down and vulnerable? Or confident and ambitious? These are the questions that people are burning to know when they get into a relationship with a significant other. Believe it or not, there is...

Introducing your new flame

One of the biggest obstacles that come with relationships are often your parents or their parents. Parents can be the catalyst for many problems that might plague a relationship. They're essentially the gatekeepers of...
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Under the Kilt: No one is out of your league

There are numerous renditions of the axiom, “You need to love yourself before anyone else can.” There may be a temptation to shrug and immediately write it off as untrue — perhaps because for...

Under the Kilt: Breaking down the ins and outs of taking a break

  “Just let it die / With no goodbyes / Details don’t matter / We both paid the price,” a wonderful vocalist named Mariah Carey once sang. Carey brings up a prominent point, however, that...

Under the Kilt: I was called “Exotic” last week…

I was called “exotic” last week on the bus. I like to think that I sent a sharp stare and a quick backhanded compliment to the person sitting and staring at me. I like...

Casual relationships: Should you keep the flame burning or snuff it out?

According to a 2012 general psychology review published by the National Institutes of Health, at least 60 percent of college-aged students have participated in a casual, sexual relationship. Although the intensity of physical intimacy...

The woes of honesty: Being upfront with STDs

California’s recently passed SB239 softens the blow of offenses that come with willingly exposing someone to a sexually-transmitted disease (STD). Why make such a rule? The reasoning is unclear, but what is blatant is...