By Amanda Ferrara, Student at NYU So you meet a new boy at college; he’s funny, cute and totally likes you. The only problem is he lives right down the hall. What do you do? When it comes to “dormcest”, there are two main concerns that people have before they decide to take the plungeRead More
By Maggie Grainger When you’re fresh out of college, it’s easy to get consumed with your job. And since you’re at work all the time, it’s easy to develop a crush on that cutie in the cubicle next door. But when the eye candy turns into a possible significant other, what’s the protocol? And howRead More
Carrying out a relationship during college is no longer a fairytale romance right out of "Love Story." With endless classes, exams and managing a new environment away from home, fitting a love life into your college schedule is the last thing on your mind.
Relationships in college usually are equal parts giving and taking, but the key to a happy and healthy love life in your college years is to truly define what you want out of love!Read More
Honestly, we’ve probably all been guilty of "stalking" a love interest’s social media website. Far too much time can be spent scanning through Facebook photo albums, statuses, Tweets and comments in an attempt to get a better sense of one’s prospect. Are they funny? Who do they hang out with? What did their senior year prom date look like?Read More
As an online dating coach who’s been there, done that and married a man that I met online — people are always asking for my online dating secret.
Ready for it? You have to think of yourself as a “product” that you are selling online to the right “buyer." If you make the majority of your purchases online, why should finding a mate be any different?
Think of how a product catches your eye online — intriguing pictures, clever product descriptions and an attention-getting launch strategy. What if you did the same for your online dating profile?Read More
Are you having doubts about your relationship? Are you feeling left out of the loop because your friends are gossiping about having a summer fling?
No relationship is perfect — there will always be ups and downs — but if you’re having doubts about whether you should stick with the person you’re dating, then obviously something is missing in the relationship.Read More
When I was in college, I would often heard girls jokingly say, “I’m giving up on my major and am just going to get my MRS degree.”
Hardly any of them meant what they said, but I’m sure there are quite a few girls out there that would jump at the chance to be whisked off their feet by a rich, smart, handsome man and be taken care of for the rest of their lives.
However, especially in this age of "girl power," many of us strong-willed ladies intend to finish college with a degree in something we are passionate about and then, in turn, obtain a full-time job doing something we love with that degree we all worked so hard for.Read More
The corner florists have stocked up with roses, daisies and carnations; the grocery store aisles are lined with chocolates and sweetheart candies; girls in the hall are eagerly discussing their date night ideas for Thursday … Valentine’s Day has definitely arrived. Still haven’t made any plans for the big day? It’s never too late to celebrate, even on a college budget. Here are some fun, and cheap ideas for all you chictsters who are still undecided about how to spend the evening!Read More
Dating in college is a very odd thing. It’s not the typical situation young adults are used to. We’re growing up and (hopefully) aren't playing the same mind games that we did in high school.
Also, in college, you are constantly with the person you are dating. Think about it: You go to class together; you live a hop, a skip and a jump away from each other; you go out on the weekends; and you’ll probably eat most of your meals together.
But there's an even bigger issue plaguing college couples nationwide … Does it matter if you're "Facebook official?"Read More
Valentine’s Day can be the most romantic of holidays, but it can also be a girl’s worst nightmare. With images of happy in-love couples gracing the covers of cards, magazines and posters, Valentine’s Day can seem more like Singles' Awareness Day.
This year, don’t let Valentine’s Day get you down. Instead, make it a fun-filled night out with all of your single friends!Read More