bad boyfriend - page 2

May 2, 2010

Dealing with a Friend in an Unhealthy Relationship

One of the hardest parts of being a friend to someone is actually being a friend to someone. It’s not like when we were little we were taught how to be a friend outside the realms of “sharing is caring.” There are certain sticky situations, like dealing with a friend in a bad or abusive relationship, where no how-to guide can instruct us how to be a true friend.

Apr 16, 2010

Single. And I Won’t Settle, Dammit

Earlier this week I logged on to Facebook and my news feed was overwhelmed with updates on my friends joining the group "I'm single - and you're going to have to be pretty amazing to change that!" While I normally dislike Facebook groups about random things, the title of this one hit home for me.

Mar 31, 2010

Bad Boyfriend Rehab

Somehow in the past year it became common practice for famous husbands to cheat on their wives (multiple times) and drag them through an insane media circus culminating in a trip to rehab.

Tuffy Luv Is Engaged…in Conversation About Being Engaged

Dear Tuffy Luv, My best friend got engaged on Valentine's Day. I want to be excited for her big moment, but I can't help but feel like she's making a gigantic mistake. She's only known him since November (he was a mutual friend of the guy she was sleeping with at the time) and has a long history of rushing into relationships with really sketchy guys.

Mar 23, 2010

Single. And Leaning on My Friends

I was studying for my Calc midterm with one of my sorority sisters last night, and like good students (hey, we were studying on a Thursday night, cut us some slack) we were soon off the topic of derivatives and onto to the topic of boys.

Mar 5, 2010

Hey Hey, You You, I Don’t Like Your Boyfriend

We have all been in this situation: one of your friends is dating a total jackass. Standard procedure is to discuss his McDouchery with the rest of the group, nickname him something awesome like “fart stick” or “lady balls,” then wait a couple months until he’s out of the picture, and she too can laugh about his pompous political discourse.

Oct 20, 2009