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Dating

Realistic Ways to Make It Work Long Distance

Posted 8/24/12 by Brinton Parker

It Can Be Done! If you’re going into college this year with a significant other who is out of town, state, or even the country, you’ve almost certainly heard the doom and gloom prophecies of an imminent breakup. While it’s true that most long distance relationships and high school sweethearts fall apart under the strain [...]

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Hollywood’s (Awful) Dating Advice: The Important Tips You Got All Wrong

Posted 8/7/12 by Cara Chiaramonte

Hollywood’s romantic comedies are often known for cheesy happy-endings and over-the-top romantic gestures, but are these movies sending the right message? The answer is no. Most of the time, these films not giving great advice in the love department. In fact, most of the events that occur in movies are unrealistic. After all, it is [...]

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How to Avoid Sketchy and Pointless Relationships

Posted 5/2/12 by LTCL

How to Avoid Bad Relationships “The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.” — Maya Angelou   o I have a couple of short stories to share with you. And hopefully I’ll be able to tie them together in a coherent way.  Hopefully. Story #1: Learning the Basics A long, long time ago [...]

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The Key to Lasting Love and Passion

Posted 4/20/12 by LTCL

Are You Trying to Find the Happily Ever After? What’s the secret to making your love a lasting one?    What’s the secret to keeping sexual passion alive?    There’s no one best answer, and every couple is different.   But many sex therapists, myself included, talk about something called “differentiation” as a key factor.   Differentation means being [...]

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Dating

6 Tips For a Healthy Relationship

Posted 4/4/12 by LTCL

College Relationship Advice Men, you need to be prepared and well trained in the art of woman. You’re in college and dating is much more relaxed than high school but you aren’t necessarily an expert in a healthy relationship yet. This isn’t an easy or logical topic but don’t worry, LTCL has your back. In [...]

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Dating

Orchestrating The First Date

Posted 2/20/12 by Rob Courson

The First Date Alright, gentlemen… Show of hands… Who remembers the movie “Pleasantville”? It’s the 1950’s. Elvis was still the King, poodle skirts dominated the ladies fashion scene, we all knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that the communists were the “bad guys” and chivalry remained in its prime.  Yes, that indeed was a [...]

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Dating

When to End Your Relationship

Posted 2/17/12 by Abby Downs

  There are times in a relationship – some early on, some years later – that trigger a red flag to go up. This red flag is there for good reason. It’s there to tell you it’s not going to work, it’s time to move on or to put it simply – run.   Red [...]

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Truth: He’s Just Not That Into You

Posted 2/17/12 by Abby Downs

Decoding Man Talk Many women have seen the movie He’s Just Not That Into You, where we get a firsthand glance into the mind of men. One of the main points stressed is how if a guy wants to be with you, he will make it happen. This point isn’t just fabricated for entertainment purposes on [...]

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Dating

Google Can’t Fix LOVE

Posted 2/14/12 by LTCL

Today is Valentines day. Half the world is happy and the other half depressed. Google created one of our favorite doodles to date to acknowledge young love in a one minute cartoon with the help of illustrator, Michael Lipman. In the doodle you see the young boy trying to impress the girl as she jump-ropes. [...]

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Dating

How to: Single Ladies on Valentines Day

Posted 2/6/12 by Amy Willsey

Valentine’s day comes around every single god-damn year. Can you tell I don’t have a date yet? Dang, I was trying to hide that little fact. Regardless, I’m not too upset about not getting roses, Russell Stover’s chocolates or a romantic dinner. I am, however, slightly bitter that the stores I visit frequently have already [...]

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