Relationships

Hookup Culture: All in Millennials’ Minds?

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By EMILY WITHAM During her semester abroad in London, college student Mackenzie Cash decided to enjoy a Valentine’s Day single ladies night with some friends. They found themselves at a nightclub called Pacha near Victoria Station and the evening started off well enough. The girls drank freely and grooved on […]

 
 

Overconnect Disconnect: The Millennial Break-Up

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By ANANYA BHATTACHARYA A year and a half ago, Alice sat up for the third consecutive night, attacking her keyboard till the sun came up. She alternated between muttering obscenities under her breath and howling exasperatedly to no one in particular about her recent breakup. Few weeks later, Alice (name […]

 
 

Millennials and their Sexting Habits

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By DANIELLE STROLIA On September 26, the third wave of the tastelessly dubbed ‘Fappening’ hit the Internet. Cara Delevingne joined Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton as the latest victim of a hacker who has leaked private, nude and semi-nude photos of them and almost a hundred other female celebrities online. […]

 
 

Gen Y Finds a New Bedmate

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In the middle of a dark room, Sara Jaffe hears her iPhone vibrate.  This is the not the first time she has gotten out of bed to check her messages.  It is also not the first time she’s looked at her phone to realize there was nothing new to read.  […]

 
 

Children of a Divorced Generation

Children of a Divorced Generation

Children of divorce can be an oft-pitied group. People hear the D-word and imagine children being shuttled from one home to another, splitting their holidays in half to see each of their embittered parents. But what happens when those children grow up and prepare to embark on relationships themselves?

 
 

Along For The Ride

Along For The Ride

In many ways, Maggie Lunn* and her boyfriend bear all the marks of a modern couple. They met in highschool and are now long-distance. He lives in Florida and she lives in New York, and they split their visiting time equally. They text and Skype every day. They forwent an […]

 
 

Love Long-Distance: 21st-Century Style

Love Long-Distance: 21st-Century Style

Monica de Graaf sets her alarm for 4 every morning.  Groggily and half asleep, she reaches for her laptop and logs into Skype.  Across the ocean in Holland, her boyfriend does the same thing – except for him it’s 10 a.m. as opposed to the crack of dawn. De Graaf, […]