Amy Douglas discusses the ways that the pandemic may affect hook-up culture and dating.
Elinor Jones unpacks misogyny and more on this year’s Love Island, commenting on the toxic relationships that the show promotes.
Dating in the Days of Disease Sienna White explores the consequences of Covid-19 on dating and how people still manage to find some love despite the pandemic. It is widely recognised that Covid-19 has impacted the way people interact with each other. The nature of the virus has forced many people apart, at a time […]
Print Music Editor Bridie Adams discusses the unique opportunity to evaluate our relationships as they are challenged during lockdown.
Emily Sumner praises Tinder’s new safety measures From a young age we are always taught about stranger danger, and the threats of talking to people online, who could be anybody hiding behind a screen. However, many now do this on a daily basis through dating apps, and it is becoming a completely normalised activity. Dating […]
Georgia Shepherd explores the relationship trend of coupling up in the colder months
An anonymous contributor discusses a dismal date that left them feeling deeply disconcerted As someone relatively new to the Exeter dating scene following a long-term relationship, I hadn’t really known what to expect. Whilst I’d been for awkward drinks due to the delights of various dating apps – the kind where there’s an unsure hug […]
Ahh the world of modern dating. A digital nightmare of copy-paste one liners and personal brand curation. Where the person you match on Tinder could become the love of your life or someone you never talk to again after they try to sell you their homemade protein supplements. Where a screenshot of your earnest attempts […]
Dr Alex suckles loudly on an ice lolly. “I like cars,” he whimpers, a drop of sugary green juice probing its way down his chin. The girl he’s talking to smiles and nods. “Oh really?” she asks, visibly more interested in the far superior banter occurring by the beanbags. The camera cuts elsewhere. Everyone watching […]
Whether you’re in a long-term relationship or just starting something out, the pressures of Valentine’s Day gift shopping are infamous. Getting the perfect gift, that’s romantic without being throwaway or cloying, can be difficult. When buying for a woman, there are a few staple present ideas, for better or for worse: flowers, chocolate, giant teddy […]