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Sep 25, 2012

Rihanna Tweets @ChrisBrown: An Honest Reaction

I could say that I decided to write this post as a reaction to recent tweets made by Rihanna to Chris Brown. Tweets telling the man who brutally beat her, "Praying for you baby, my best wishes are with u today," as he stepped into a court room. But the only reason I really included this at all was to boost SEO.

Jun 3, 2012

The Proper Way to Break Up With Someone

We’re all aware that e-mail, texts, and post-its just aren’t respectful, considerate, mature, or human ways of breaking up with someone.

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Apr 30, 2012

11 Things He Should Have Been Upfront About! [Dude’s List]

Ever look back on a relationship and say, “God, if only I’d known all this crap a the beginning”? Look, it isn't always feasible or conceivable to know everything that’s going to clearly point out things will not end well. And not everything you wish you knew right at the beginning is necessarily a deal breaker, but there're things that are important enough to warrant disclosure.

Apr 7, 2011

Sexy Time: Closed Mouths Don’t Get Fed

In a utopian world, we'd never have to ask for anything, ever. The cosmos would see to it that all our needs were met without us having to put in any effort into it. Alas, in the real world, it doesn't work that way. If you want something, be it a raise at work or an extension on an assignment, you have to assert yourself. But that becomes especially harrowing when sex is involved.

Nov 27, 2010

5 Easy Ways to Be a Good Friend

Friends are important. They’re there for you, no matter what. They’re there to make you laugh. They’re there to let you cry. They’re there for <a href="https://collegecandy.com/2010/10/18/the-8-traits-of-a-great-wingwoman/">nights out</a> and nights in and cram sessions and outfit emergencies. They let you rant about boys and books and bars and beer.

Sep 21, 2010

Tuffy Luv Hates Creeps

Dear Tuffy Luv, I've been with my bf for two and a half years and I think it's a good thing to be friends with his three guy best friends. Not in a way that says 'I'm gonna be THAT girl and force myself into all of your conversations and hang out times,' but they are a big part of my life. They aren't going anywhere, they all grew up together, and I'm glad my guy has some really good friends who know him so well.

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Jul 28, 2010

Is Honesty the Best Policy With Your BFF?

We’ve all done it, slipped a little white lie in when talking to a friend. Your hair looks fine. Of course he’ll call you back. You are absolutely right. It’s not like you meant to be dishonest, but the words tumbled out of your mouth before you even had the chance to think about them. You’re not lying; you’re sparing her feelings.

Duke It Out: Cheating Confessions

Cheating has always been, will always be, a touchy subject. We’ve debated what cheating is, whether you should forgive a cheater, but now it’s time to turn those sneers inward and ask the dirty little question – what if you cheat? There seems to be a little dissent about whether or not you should confess that you cheated and I think it’s time we got a consensus.

Honesty Is Not Always the Best Policy

Whoever said that “honesty is the best policy” has obviously never been in a relationship, nor had a best friend on their period. Sometimes a girl’s best friend is a white lie. Trust me, I know from experience. Not only have I had a petition signed against me (yeah, really), but I’ve also gotten into many fights that could have been avoided by not being brutally honest.

Apr 29, 2010

Would You Tell Your BFF That She’s FAT?

A recent survey of 3,000 women revealed that one in five women secretly think her best friend is fat but won't dare share this information with her. The study also suggested that the truth was a big "no no" because 1 in 5 women ended the relationship post dishing the info.

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Feb 2, 2010

The Forbidden Words of Dating

I’m just going to be blunt here: why do we feel the need to pretend we don’t know what we want? I’m serious. Whether we’re looking for friends with benefits or a one night stand or - worst of all - an actual relationship, we’re terrified to openly admit it. We don’t want to be viewed as clingy or slutty or any other label that will send the guy running for the hills.

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Aug 13, 2009

Sexy Time: Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

We all lie, in some form or another. We lie to our parents (it’s not a hangover; it’s a stomach bug), our teachers (I’m late because the bus was delayed, not because I forgot to set my alarm), our employers (it’s my mom’s birthday, not some girl in my hall’s 21st) and our sexual partners (you’re the best I’ve ever had!).

Apr 29, 2009

Miss Manners: “Give Me My Stuff Back!!”

So your friend borrowed your favorite sweater in Physics, promising she'd return it after class. But when the class let out, you were too busy copying notes to remind her to give it back. It's been two months now, and all your subtle hints about how you really hate people who borrow stuff *ahem ahem* is getting you blank stares.

Apr 14, 2009

Senioritis: No Offense, But…

I've always appreciated the phrase "no offense but (insert ANYTHING!)" for it's ability to take away all offense to the next part of the statement. I went through about a thirteen year phrase where I truly believed that saying "no offense, but" before I said the most heinous thing possible would make it impossible for the person to be mad at me.

Mar 21, 2009

How to Shoot Down a Creeper at a Bar

Today, College Candy readers, we will be learning about Creepers (definition 3...who may also fall into description #2) and what one can do to deflect their advances.

Dec 16, 2008

We’ve All Been There: The Instant Message Fight

[It doesn’t matter what school you go to, what state it is in, how big it is, whether it is...

Dec 4, 2008

Yes, You CAN Be Friends After Sex!

Sex in college can be a tricky little endeavor. Sometimes it’s awkward, other times it’s out-of-this- world-amazing, and even other...

Nov 24, 2008

You Cheated. Now What?

I have a confession to make. You can judge me all you want, but I’m coming clean: I cheated on...

Nov 4, 2008

Pillow Talk with Diana: “I’m Hornier Than My Boyfriend!”

Q: My sex drive is through the roof, and I can easily have sex twice a day, every day…but my ...

Oct 22, 2008

He Said/She Said: Planning Ahead in Relationships

It is no secret that it doesn’t take much to freak out a guy in a relationship. I once dated...

Oct 7, 2008

Pillow Talk with Diana: “I’ve Been Faking!”

Q: I’ve been with my boyfriend for a year, and I’ve been faking it about three-fourths of the times ...

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 26, 2008

When It Comes to Breakups, Honesty is Always The Best Policy

Ending a relationship with someone, no matter how long you’ve dated, is never an easy thing. You have to face...

Aug 24, 2008

Surviving the Long Distance Relationship

I've been in an on and off relationship with this guy for eight years. Yes, we first started dating when I was about ten. That's a very long time, and we've been through a lot, including six month periods of not talking at all. Times where I was depressed and mopey and times where I was rebellious and happy.

Jun 7, 2008

Not Always a Cheater

There are many different views on people who cheat; some think they will forever be doomed to ruin monogamy and...

Apr 28, 2008

“CASUAL” Sex…Can We Keep it Casual?

He wants to do me. He wants to do me not. He wants to do me… …Then never call again,...

Apr 25, 2008

Tell Him, Tell Him, Tell Him, Tell Him Right Now

I have a history of falling in love with my best guy friends. I grew up with twin older brothers,...

Nov 28, 2007

Nip/Tuck Confronts Addiction

Addiction. I felt like that was a pretty big theme in last night’s episode. No? First we had the trainwrecks,...

Aug 21, 2007

Am I Being a Friend or an A#$hole?

I have a tendency to speak my mind. Especially when my opinion is not particularly welcome. I don’t think it...