rejection
Apr 15, 2012

How To Turn Down A Date

There are infinite amount of ways to ask someone out because there are infinite amount of situations that it can come up in. And for as many ways that there are to ask, there are as many ways to reject. You could probably write it as an equation: X number of attempts = X number of rejections which can be rewritten as X attempts to procreate = X number of ways to get kicked in the nut sack.

Feb 20, 2012

Dude’s List: 11 Dumb*ss Reasons Guys Turn Down Girls

The saga continues. Last time, I brought you 11 Dumb*ss Reasons Girls Turn Down Guys. Today, it’s time to turn the tables on the pricks. That’s right, this time I’m giving you 11 of the stupidest, most ridiculous, and ludicrous reasons that guys turn their noses down on a gal. Don’t expect niceties and don’t expect logic.

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Dec 24, 2010

Friday Faves: Am I Too Picky?

Someone once told me that the reason I’m still single is because my standards are too high. I laughed in her face, flipping through a mental catalog of the disgusting creatures who’ve woken up in my bed. “Au contraire,” I told her. “I think my standards are non existent.”

Oct 14, 2010

When “Not Interested” Just Isn’t Enough…

Have you ever been at the receiving end of some romantic advances you just weren’t that into? Did you try to throw out subtle clues that “short and middle-aged with two kids and alimony payments” wasn’t your type? Did this dude just not quite get it?

May 18, 2010

The Post-Grad Journey: And The Journey Begins

Originally, I thought I wanted to attend graduate school and work towards a higher degree in English literature. I spent the entire fall semester working on taking the GRE exam, filling out graduate applications (and spending major money on sending them out!), and writing the most intense essay of my undergraduate career to send along to my program choices.

Nov 17, 2009

Tuffy Luv Sez: Fear of What Now?!

Dear Tuffy Love, I have a major crush on my RA. I know it's wrong and the chances of something happening are almost zero, but I can't seem to get rid of these feelings. He is super hot and funny and sweet and sooo cool. The problem is (other than the fact that he's my RA) that he's a senior and I'm only a freshman. I don't know what to do.

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Sep 11, 2009

Single. And Addicted to the Chase

I just went on a date with a guy who blathered on about himself (which is only okay when I do it!), and referred to women as, and I kid you not, “dumb bitches.” Since said date last Friday, he has not called me. And I really, really hope he does.

Dating In The Dark Makes Us All Look Shallow

So ABC’s new show, “Dating in the Dark,” is weird. Like, really weird. Three girls and three guys meet in the pitch dark, often make out, and then get to see one another. They then have to decide if they want to go on actual dates with the people they have just seen

Aug 7, 2009

“He’s Just Not That Into You” Ruined Me

I remember when my best friend handed me a well-worn copy of He's Just Not That Into You. I had been dealing with a rather strange relationship involving a boy who loved to spoon and cuddle, but had zero interest in trying to jam his tongue down my throat.

Miss Manners: “Can I Have Yo Numba?”

I’m sure every sexy CC reader has gotten the awkward “Can I have yo numba?” from a not so appealing guy. While some of you are fine with flat out saying “No,” I’m looking to all the other ladies who decide to give up their numbers (or more...) “just to be polite.”

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Apr 29, 2009

Am I Too Picky?

Someone once told me that the reason I'm still single is because my standards are too high. I laughed in her face, flipping through a mental catalog of the disgusting creatures who've woken up in my bed. "Au contraire," I told her. "I think my standards are non existent."

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Nov 13, 2008

Sexy Time: Can I Get Yo’ Numba?

[For many of us, sex and college go together like Uggs and snow – you can’t have one without the...

Oct 28, 2008

Rejection: The Be-All and End-All?

Here’s the scene: You walk into your favorite coffee shop on Friday evening after class. You’re fumbling for your wallet...

Sep 26, 2008

Hey, I’ve Seen You Naked…Nice Weather We’re Having

Just because you’ve finally hooked up with someone, doesn’t mean anything has been solidified or any questions have been answered....

Aug 11, 2008

Upsides of Being a Swingin’ Single

God, it feels good to be single again. I recently broke up with my boyfriend of two years, and I...

Aug 3, 2008

Some Guys Just Don’t Quit

Some guys just don’t quit. You know the guys I’m talking about. They’re your friends from elementary school. They’re your...

Jul 22, 2008

Grad School: Is It For You?–Choosing a Program

Last week, I wrote about choosing a school. This week, I get a little more specific: choosing a program. This...

Jun 27, 2008

The CC Weekly Weigh In: Best Rejection Lines Ever

We’ve all been there. We are at the bar, enjoying our favorite hits from Madonna’s Immaculate Collection with our girlfriends...

Oct 18, 2007

Texting + Dating = Stupid

I know, I know. Everyone is using their cell phone to date these days. Texting is totally 2007. It’s quick...

Jun 12, 2007

I Was Rejected…Via The Facebook.

“Ummmmm he sounds like an ass. Why do you like a@$holes, Claire? Why?! You need someone who wants to spend...

Apr 11, 2007

Rejection: Applying for College Sucks

I might be soiling my classes, but at least I’m in college. Life on the outside is tough. I just...