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It’s Complicated: Crushing on another girl

Reagan advises a student who wants to ask another woman out, but doesn’t know if she’s into girls.

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It’s Complicated: Reagan talks handholding

Dear Reagan, My girlfriend really hates holding my hand. She says they get too sweaty for her, but I really enjoy the closeness I get from holding her hand. Is there anything I can do about this or do I just have to be resigned to never getting what I want again? Best, Full Heart, […]

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It’s Complicated: Reagan tackles slut-shaming

Dear Reagan, I’ve been single for a while now and have gotten pretty comfortable with it—except I am no longer having sex. I’d like to pursue sexual relationships, but I’m worried my friends or others will judge me if I pursue this course of action. I’m also not entirely sure how I’d go about it […]

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It’s Complicated: Reagan offers flirting tips

Dear Reagan,How do I indicate to someone I don’t know very well that I find them attractive? Flirting is hard enough as it is, but lately, I’ve found that I’m hesitant to approach women for fear that I’ll come off as overly forward or creepy. Any advice?Cordially,Bearded and Bored Dear Bearded, The initial stages of […]

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Survey of local Tinder profiles unearths most common features

Pictures by waterfalls. Name dropping The Office. Mirror selfies. If you’ve ever found yourself swiping through Tinder, America’s most popular dating app, and asking yourself the question “Why do so many of these look the same?” — you’re not alone. Last week, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Brandee Watters and I set out to find the […]

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Jesse Ruins Relationships: How my marriage failed

Those who follow my stories know that I’m the definition of a non-traditional student: I’ve been in school for ten years, I have two kids and I turn 30 this year. You’ve also probably realized by now that I enjoy writing things to be humorous. Today I decided to switch that up a bit, and […]

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How to lose a guy in ten ways

Brooke Morrill | Photo Director | @brookemorrill Photo credit: Valerie Cheatham   There are times in life when you find yourself on dates you would rather not repeat. Boys say they want honesty if you don’t want to date them; however, girls hear boys complain when the truth is told. You may have been set […]

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Unsolicited Dating Advice–Ingredients of a perfect date

Meeting the prospects, cookie style So you’re sitting alone on a Friday night looking through the pictures of all of your Facebook friends of the opposite sex, wondering who else is at home alone and bored out of their mind. You’ve reached the point where you’re almost desperate enough to put up a personal ad […]

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Unsolicited Dating Advice: Improving your chances for a second date

Ladies, are you getting asked out, but have noticed that things rarely progress beyond the first date? You’ve had a great time ice blocking together, followed up with frozen yogurt and the most amazing conversation ever, but the days tick by and you don’t hear back from him. Fret not! You just need to get […]

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Unsolicited dating advice – Escape from the friend zone

“I’m in the friend zone.” These are five of the most loathed words to pass by the lips of singles in Utah Valley. If you are new to the term, “friend zone” refers to the point in a relationship where the woman no longer sees the man as a potential suitor, but only views him […]

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