Why do friendships take a back seat? Lifestyle Writer Eirwen Abberley Watton discusses how society has constructed our lives around prioritising marriage The Coronavirus Pandemic is a backdrop against which many people are reconsidering the things that matter most. A recent article from The Atlantic, titled “What if Friendship, Not Marriage, Was at the Center […]
Relationships in the pandemic Danni Darrah discusses how relationships have changed over the past 6 months Seven months spent in solitary isolation with nothing but household members, TikTok and your pet cat for entertainment would be enough for anyone to appreciate the thing we all took for granted before the Coronavirus stole our freedom – […]
Print Music Editor Bridie Adams discusses the unique opportunity to evaluate our relationships as they are challenged during lockdown.
Sofia Giles ruminates on her experience with getting over a relationship ending We’re post Valentine’s Day now. Let’s talk break-ups. Believe it or not, the most common time for a break-up to happen is in February. Now whether that’s because your bae didn’t quite live up to those romantic expectations, or you were just holding […]
Sofia Galluci-Giles discusses how Sally Rooney’s love story – in its truest sense – is a delineation of intimacy and love in any age Understanding love – the feelings, betrayals, revelations and ultimate fails – have been at the forefront of human artistry for (arguably) ever. Rooney’s student-y, secretive and sensual evocation of Trinity College […]
Elinor Jones, Print Science Editor, dismantles the correlation between STD rates and dating apps, as well as discussing the potential for a chlamydia vaccine For years, my everlasting memory of STDs has been of awkward talks from newly qualified teachers holding a banana and a condom alongside images of various infections, from chlamydia to syphilis. […]
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 […]
Evanna Kappos provides top tips on dealing with being in a long distance relationship.
thank u, next coherently details a journey that we, as a society, have been waiting to hear about Bryony Gooch: In 2018 we saw Ariana Grande transition from being a mere pop princess into the world’s favourite heroine. Her personal life constantly in the spotlight more than other stars, we witnessed her almost-marriage to Pete […]