girlfriend - page 2

Feb 15, 2013

Tuffy Luv Deals With Your Friend’s Breakup

A week or so ago, my friend's boyfriend of three and a half years broke up with her citing that he "wanted to experience college and allow her to do the same." Every day last week consisted of her crying.

Nov 16, 2012

Popping the "What Are We?" Question [Diary of the Undateable]

Talking, courting and dating is all fine and dandy – until you try to put a label on whatever it is that you’re doing. In my limited scope of experience, I’ve found that the “What are we?” question can either make or break a relationship.

Sep 23, 2012

The Top Ten Signs that You are in Love

When it comes to love, I’d say that it’s a grey concept. In other words, love isn’t black and white. Yes, I suppose that you either love someone or not, but what's important to remember is that love comes in many forms. While taking a sociology class, I studied Sternberg’s Triangular Theory of love, which posits that there are four main types of love: intimate, committed, and passionate, and consummate love.

Tuffy Luv Sez: One Little Lie Gets Big

When I first got together with my girlfriend, I told her I'd only slept with one other girl and one guy. When we first got together, I thought it would just be a short-term thing, because we're in college and that's what you do. Well it turns out she and I really love each other...

Sep 18, 2012

What's The Big Deal With Relationship Labels? [He Said/She Said]

What's the difference between long-term exclusive hooking up, and being in a relationship? No, that's not a rhetorical question, I'm seriously asking, because it seems like the exact same thing.

Aug 29, 2012

10 Great Dates From Tuffy Luv

Dear Tuffy Luv, I'm supposed to plan a date for my new-ish boyfriend (2 months, holla!). Help!

Jul 31, 2012

Jul 17, 2012

Tuffy Luv Sez: Blue Balls Are Real?!

Sometimes when I don't want to have sex my boyfriend says we have to because he gets blue balls. I always go along with it but what is it exactly and how can I keep him from getting it in the first place?

Jun 19, 2012

I Hooked Up With My Best Friend's Brother [Tuffy Luv]

So, I hooked up with my best friend's little brother...

Jun 12, 2012

Tuffy Luv Sez: He's SO Not Worth It

I have been friends with a guy for a while now, and we've always gotten along fine and hang out often with a bunch of other friends.

Dec 23, 2011

How To Be Friends With Your Ex

Is being friends with your ex even possible? I mean, you've seen each other naked many, many times. You've opened up to each other about some weird stuff. And you once didn't know how you could live without him. I’m still pretty much trying to figure out the real answer to that question, but I’d like to think that, yeah, sometimes you can be friends with your ex.

Aug 30, 2011

Tuffy Luv Sez: Forget It

I find myself between a rock and a hard place. My ex-boyfriend and I have turned friends with benefits. Me and my ex had dated for a year and a half, about half of the time we were at college in different towns. We started dating right after I came out of a long-term relationship that ended badly. In hindsight it was too soon for me to date again, but I was just glad to be moving on.

Jul 19, 2011

Tuffy Luv Chooses Happiness

Every week, Tuffettes, I read your emails and I wish wish WISH people didn't cheat. Sometimes, as in Angry Bitterness's case, it's the guy cheating, and sometimes it's the girl cheating. Either way, I just want to scream--BREAK THE FLOOP UP!!! Wouldn't that be easier than sneaking around behind each others' backs?!

Jun 28, 2011

Tuffy Luv Sez: Self Respect, Pleez!!

He is making a fool out of you. I mean, how many times do you have to catch the guy before you get it through your thick skull that you are allowing him to cheat on you?! He obviously has no respect for you.