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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Sailing into an office romance

I’ve pretty much scavenged the depths of the Atlantic Ocean and the craters of the moon in search of a romantic relationship. Still. No. Luck. Fishing for a partner can be a tough and...

Under the Kilt: Communication and honesty are the best policies

Do things ever quite go as we plan them in relationships? Even the best of them have unexpected twists and turns for better or for worse. One of the biggest keys, however, to making...

Under the Kilt: What the Internet has taught me about dating

It’s no surprise that in this modern age, we turn to the internet for help. Sick? Enter your symptoms at WebMD! (Although I strongly advise against that, because after a few scrolls you may...

Under the Kilt: Sexual policing, a crime too common

Something that’s been on my mind for some time, that in many ways is difficult to talk about, is the way I’ve noticed the immense amount of judgment and sexual policing other women give...

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: Best friends with benefits

I’m sure we’re all familiar with the “best friends that are also a couple” motif present in both life and fiction. There’s Marshall and Lily from “How I Met Your Mother.” There’s Harry and...
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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: 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...

Under the kilt: Holiday inn or you out?

Flames crackle from the fireplace, burning under the stockings that are filled to the brim. Frost encircles the windowpane outside, glowing from the lights above. The aroma of freshly baked cookies lingers overhead, carrying...