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My walls are covered in photos of other women

My walls are covered in photos of other women

Dr. Date

February 24, 2020

Dear Dr. Date, I’m in college for chemical engineering, but my true passion is photography. I’ve probably spent thousands over the past five years on equipment. I try and shoot at least once a week. I love capturing portraits more than anything else, so I enlist friends or random students to serv...

Dr. Date: School is ruining my relationship

Dr. Date: School is ruining my relationship

Dr. Date

February 24, 2020

Dear Dr. Date, Ever since winter break I’ve been crazy busy. With three jobs and 17 credits, my life is a mess of Google calendars and automated reminders to eat and sleep. I occasionally have a day off, but I tend to sleep in and play video games until 4 a.m., ignoring real responsibilities.  My...

I ghosted my boyfriend on Valentine’s Day

I ghosted my boyfriend on Valentine's Day

Dr. Date

February 20, 2020

Dear Dr. Date, My boyfriend and I were going to spend our very first Valentine’s Day together last week. He had planned a whole surprise day for me that I was really excited about. But right before we were supposed to meet on V-Day, I found out some really bad news about my family. It’s a long s...

My boyfriend auditioned for Love Island — and might get it

My boyfriend auditioned for Love Island — and might get it

Dr. Date

February 20, 2020

Dear Dr. Date, I am desperately in love with my boyfriend. Like, really, I feel like a second grade girl planning her whole wedding with Barbies. He’s so handsome and kind and wonderful and funny and smart and all the great things — you get the point. Obviously, other people have noticed my gorg...

My boyfriend wants me to be more “adventurous” in bed

My boyfriend wants me to be more

Dr. Date

February 16, 2020

 Dear Dr. Date, I’ve never been shy about my sex life, so when my friends and I decided to take the Rice Purity test (a quiz that gives you a score based on how much you’ve done in the bedroom), I went ahead and showed everyone my results — including my boyfriend. The test only gives you a ...

Dr. Date: I think I’m in love with a guy I just met

Dr. Date: I think I'm in love with a guy I just met

Dr. Date

February 13, 2020

Dear Dr. Date, You know what they say: love blossoms during Blarney’s Karaoke Night. When the guy at the bar bought me a Long Island Iced Tea and asked me to sing Mamma Mia with him, I knew that we would end up forced out of the bar and left to drunkenly walk back home. I texted him as soon as he d...

Dr. Date: My boyfriend is attending a bachelor party – with strippers?!

Dr. Date: My boyfriend is attending a bachelor party - with strippers?!

Dr. Date

February 13, 2020

Dear Dr. Date, My boyfriend’s best friend is getting married and chose my boyfriend as his best man. He couldn’t be happier, considering they’ve been friends since the third grade and see each other as brothers. Ever since he was asked a few months ago, he’s been planning, writing speeches and looki...

Can I ask out my self-defense partner without her worrying I’ll beat her up?

Can I ask out my self-defense partner without her worrying I'll beat her up?

Dr. Date

February 10, 2020

Dear Dr. Date, Crime around campus has me scared AF. Stabbing with a screwdriver? Gunshots in Dinky? Uh, nope. I don’t think pepper spray can save me from everything, so I figured I’d enroll in a self-defense course and learn how to flip people over my shoulder or whatever. It’s once a week and eas...

My girlfriend is going to a nude hotel

My girlfriend is going to a nude hotel

Dr. Date

February 10, 2020

Dear Dr. Date, Spring break is fast approaching and I’m pumped. A week off from school, no snow on the ground (knock on wood) and happy hour specials every day at campus bars? It’s the best time of the year. Or at least it was. My girlfriend just told me she’ll be going on a trip to Florida wit...

I don’t like dating apps — can I ever find love?

I don't like dating apps — can I ever find love?

Dr. Date

February 6, 2020

Dear Dr. Date, If love is a game, then I’m in search of a tutorial. I’ve been single since the end of my last relationship (go figure) before my freshman year, and since then, I’ve had some personal changes. Now, finally freed from my earlier complications, I’m looking for love. I’ve been trying t...