Lucy Facer takes a look at the modern conception of love to evaluate the blend between our complex society and how it saturates our idea of romance.
Are long term relationships attainable?
Isabel Langguth discusses long-term relationships and why they are not always sunshine and rainbows for everyone.
Breaking conventions on Valentine’s Day
Sienna White reflects on the importance of celebrating all kinds of love on Valentine’s Day, not just romance.
Mono-maniac dating and how to escape it
Sienna White explores the dating habits that might be holding you backs
Why do friendships take a back seat?
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
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 – […]
Reflecting on Relationships
Print Music Editor Bridie Adams discusses the unique opportunity to evaluate our relationships as they are challenged during lockdown.
Comeback queen: on recovering from a break-up
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 […]
Truly “Normal People”
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 […]
Has Tinder caused a rise in STDs?
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. […]