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Commitment is scary — and that’s okay

By Lady Marmalade, April 23 2019 — Whether you can admit it or not, commitment in a relationship is a scary thing. Taking a big step in any relationship — whether it’s a new label, having sex, moving in together, meeting parents or even getting married — is often a scary time. If you’re prone…

Recognize unhealthy romantic, friendship and workplace relationships

By Mariah Wilson, April 1 2019 — Our 20s seem to be riddled with toxic and unhealthy relationships in every aspect of our lives. Whether it’s romantic relationships, friendships or within the workplace, everyone has stories about how they were left feeling anxious, unsafe or disrespected after a relationship went south. People can assume that our lack of life experiences will…

Tips for interacting with former lovers

By Lady Marmalade, March 30 2018 — Relationships can be messy. The beginning and end of relationships can especially be blurry and difficult to navigate. People disagree on whether one should or shouldn’t interact with an ex-partner and most of these views are based on personal experiences. There’s a lot to keep in mind when…

Students should not glorify being busy

By Jesse Stilwell, November 28 2017 — University students are under constant pressure to be as well-rounded as possible. They are encouraged to take difficult classes, get high grades, join multiple clubs and most work part-time jobs so they can pay for expenses along the way. It’s a game of who can do the most…

What is cheating for your relationship?

By Lady Marmalade April 4 2017 — One of the most important aspects of any relationship is trust. Partners set boundaries so their relationship can remain as open or as closed as they wish. But what happens when those boundaries are crossed? Cheating is a general term that can describe being sexually unfaithful while in a…

Anorgasmia: a rarely discussed condition

By Lady Marmalade, January 31 2017 —   For many people, sex and physical intimacy are important aspects of a relationship. The ability to get close, release tension and have fun can be positive and bond-strengthening. For some, sex might even be the best part of a relationship. But what happens when sex creates tension…

Hook up or settle down, it’s your choice

By Lady Marmalade, November 29 2016 — Relationships in your 20s are strange. There are people who love the single life that university allows — countless sexual and romantic encounters that are more or less meaningless — and there are people who go from one serious relationship to the next. University is typically presented as…

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