In defense of relationships

Sex on Tuesday

The single life is amazing. Nobody to answer to, no one else’s needs to take into account when making big decisions. You can have sex with whomever you want, and if you get bored of one partner, there’s nothing stopping you from moving to the next. It gets glamorized as
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In new semester, don’t forget to keep branching out

Our ability to thrive and interact is essential to our well-being at Berkeley

So it’s that time of year again when we are forced to get back into the Cal groove that basically and unfortunately consists only of repressing the desire for “just five more minutes.” A lot of us have been away for several weeks; we’ve reunited with old friends at the
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Off the beat: Till death do us part

One of the things that surprised me most when I came to college was meeting young couples around the area who met in college and are now married with children. For some reason, I’ve always had the impression that marriage was something to worry about after all the studying part
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Deconstructing relationships

Sex on Tuesday

This confession is a first for me. The thought of being in a relationship scares the living shit out of me. The relationship I’m referring to is the exclusive, long-term, monogamous kind. The kind that people most commonly consider to be a romantic relationship. To me, being in a relationship
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Relationship tunnel vision

Sex on Tuesday

Last Wednesday during “National Boyfriend Day,” taken people posted cute pictures of themselves and their boyfriends to express their appreciation for their beaus to the Internet world. Amongst all the “OMG I LOVE MY BOYFRIEND SO MUCH” posts, the one that stood out to me the most was, “It’s a
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Why good girls like bad boys

CaliforMiacation

I distinctly remember having a conversation a few weeks ago with this smart, pretty girl whose boyfriend of two weeks was tall, muscular and had a notorious reputation as a player. I asked her how she could be so interested in him in light of his dating history. Her response?
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Life in the Matrix

Gah. Why won’t you work anymore? You wondrous pieces of machinery. Your veins shoot electricity, and your nerves are made of platinum. You ask me to push the green button, I push. I’ll push five more times if you need me to. You promised at least a year of smooth
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SEX ON TUESDAY: While kissing the lipless

I was having an awful night earlier this summer. It was the type of evening during which multiple plans fall out at the last minute, and the battery on your phone is on its last, measly bar. I was adamant about turning the night around, so I called an old high
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OFF THE BEAT: Friends with consequences

FWB. An acronym with which many college students are familiar. A phrase that encapsulates the exciting and enthralling romantic life without commitment. This is the phase between being single and being in a committed relationship. The rules are blurred, and the only thing that can be expected is the late-night text
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