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Love languages are the ways we chose to give and receive affection, whether that be through gifts, words, services, touches or time. Finding which love language you appreciate most could be tricky at times, because every healthy relationship has a small dose of all five to share with a partner, but continue on to...

Virginity has been a prevalent topic in society for ages, but as far as how the topic can be interpreted, different opinions can skew what it actually means to be a virgin, especially in this day and age. The idea of losing one’s virginity comes from the thought of having sex with someone for the first time. This...

Have you ever been taking a test, working a job, studying in school and you just feel like a fraud? Not as in you feel overwhelmed by your responsibilities or that you lack certain skills or qualifications — but that you don’t even belong at your school or job in the first place? If this feeling is an all too...

With finals around the corner, students are bearing the brunt of stressful schedules and multiple exams a week. Some UH students have tried implementing fitness into their regular routine, and they’ve felt less of the stress that exam season brings. “When you exercise, you get your heart rate up, oxygen goes to...

With the rapid development of technology, we live in an era where social media is booming. With airbrushed models everywhere, many of us begin to feel insecure and look for drastic, temporary fixes, such as dieting. College kids can in particular fall victim to this, since many of us often forget to take care of...

It’s no secret that there’s a double standard when it comes to gender norms. We’ve all heard the phrase, “you kick like a girl”, that boys would say to each other on the playground, and we’ve witnessed the teasing that occurred when a boy wore pink.  We see this example on TV, like in “Modern Family”, with Manny’s...

The holidays are filled with romance and joyful cheer. What’s not to love about a perfect cold and crisp day; where trees are wrapped up in twinkly lights, and Christmas music and movies are played on repeat?  Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, holiday inspired dates make this time of year feel extra special...

Advice and tips to work through leaving a toxic relationship. Pain. Anger. Disappointment. All are valid feelings when someone goes through a breakup. But this isn’t any breakup. This is a breakup after being in a relationship that wasn’t the healthiest one. So, after leaving a “toxic” relationship, where does one...

A short story, personal anecdote, and a little two cents on how we portray love. “You have never surprised me!” Olivia said. “Never! C’mon, I got you a bedspread on your birthday from Walmart. Even you were there. You forget and then blame me!” Ben said. “Exactly my point, I was there. How can it be a...

Let’s get something out the way before we delve further into this discussion. Virginity is a social construct made up to further curve women from having sex. It is common belief when you have sex for the first time, it is “supposed” to hurt, because you break your hymen for the first. That’s not how it works....