Post Tagged with: "relationships"

TESTING TRUISMS: Does Absence Make the Heart Grow Fonder?

TESTING TRUISMS: Does Absence Make the Heart Grow Fonder?

For many of us, walking through the front gates of Georgetown University for the first time was a fresh start. Although moving to college provides a plethora of new social opportunities, it also distances us from prominent figures in our previous lives: our siblings, parents, high school friends and significant[Read More…]

by January 12, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
TESTING TRUISMS: 70 Percent of Hoyas Marry Hoyas?

TESTING TRUISMS: 70 Percent of Hoyas Marry Hoyas?

The statistic is well-known. Tour guides cheerily relay the fact to prospective Hoyas, and you tease your friends about it when they go on dates. But is the rumor true? Do 70 percent of Hoyas actually marry other Hoyas? If you were hoping to find “the one” at Georgetown, you[Read More…]

by November 28, 2017 3 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
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Movie Review: ‘Dina’

★★★★☆ Telling an ordinary story with extraordinary subjects, “Dina” boldly defies the conventions of nonfiction film. The winner of the U.S. Grand Jury Prize for documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival, “Dina” presents a compelling tale of the romance between real-life Dina Buno and Scott Levin, a couple on the[Read More…]

LUX: Giving Up Ghosting

LUX: Giving Up Ghosting

“I’ve been seeing him for a while, but then he just stopped texting me. I don’t know what happened.” These words have been a familiar refrain for me throughout my time at Georgetown. There is actually a word for this scenario of abruptly ending a relationship and ignoring all communication[Read More…]

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EPSTEIN: Heartbreak and the Neuropsychology of Memory

Breakups, particularly painful ones, are difficult to forget. After having a broken heart, many people believe they will never get over it. But then, somehow, they eventually start thinking about their previous partner less and less, and all the negative feelings associated with the heartbreak slowly fade over time. I[Read More…]

by August 22, 2016 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EPSTEIN: Romance, Splits and the Errors in Perception

Relationships end for a reason, which is why by the time they end most of them become messy. After the end of a romance, one or both parties tend to leave with a negative impression of the other individual. How many people do you know who are on good terms[Read More…]

by July 13, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EPSTEIN: Be an Alpha Female

A male friend once told me that he never goes home with girls who hit on him at parties. When I asked why, I anticipated a slut-shaming answer. But instead his response was, “Because all the girls who hit on me are drunk — too drunk for me to be[Read More…]

by June 22, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Opting into the Dating Game

Boston College theology and philosophy professor Kerry Cronin was celebrating the end of the semester with her graduating seniors when she asked them about their romantic lives. She was shocked to hear from her beautiful, intelligent and outgoing students that dating was something straight out of the dark ages, and[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
The Homo Sapien and Its Mysteries

The Homo Sapien and Its Mysteries

Today, I’d like to focus on one specific animal that I thought I once loved but not anymore. Jessica Poole, a human (Homo sapiens), is my ex-girlfriend who recently left me for someone who, according to Jessica, “Chews like a normal f—ing person and doesn’t make me leave the apartment[Read More…]

by June 21, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Hookup Culture Criticized

Dr. Donna Freitas (COL ’94) spoke about the current hookup culture and how it shapes the national conversation about sexual assaults on college campuses in an event titled “Blurred Lines: Sexual Assault and the Hookup Culture” Tuesday in White Gravenor Hall. The event was co-sponsored by Love Saxa, the Office[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top