The Essential Guide to Dating in College

Many girls go into college with the expectation that dating will be a breeze and that they will leave with a ring on their finger. While that is definitely possible, the dating scene is not always easy to navigate. We talked to some girls who have been in your shoes, as well as some relationship experts to get the scoop on how to date in college.

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What to Do When Your Parents Don’t Support Your Dreams

We all probably have at least one dream that seems pretty crazy, like there’s no way we could achieve it, or that we’re crazy to assume that we can do it. I want to tell you to not give up on that crazy, out-of-this-world dream of yours. Because, who knows what might happen as you try to achieve that dream?! As I will be starting my last year of college come August, I have been thinking a lot about what I will want to do after I graduate. Where do I want to live, what do I want to do for a living, how do I want a typical day in my life to go? It’s stressful, guys.

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5 Things That You Need in a Good Friend

Human beings are naturally social creatures. We crave interaction with other humans so that we can survive. Friends fulfill this basic need for us! Unfortunately, we can find that some friendships are better than others. Today, we are often told that friendships are quantity over quality, but this should not be the case! One amazing friend can be worth 10 mediocre friends. When looking to make a new friend, here is a list of five things essential qualities that they should have, plus tips to help you become the best friend that you can be!

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10 Tips for Couples Who Marry Young

Are you thinking about marrying young? Check out these ten tips for couples who want to marry young...from someone who's totally been there!

My husband and I decided that we wanted to marry young. Him at 24 and me at 21. Some people were so excited for us to begin our new journey, others were wary of our decision and although they didn’t voice them, I could tell they had their doubts. Marriage isn’t all about a lavish wedding and happily ever after, so with that in mind, I thought I would give some tips for couples marrying young.

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6 Secrets to Making Friends in College

We have different dreams about college. For some, it’s fantastic grades. For others, it’s the adventure living away from home for the first time. We have visions of the groups we’ll join, the holidays we’ll take and the opportunity to discover ourselves. No matter what the dream is, we all need friends. And making friends in college isn’t as daunting as it seems, even if you’re shy or think you don’t know how to talk to people. In my work as a psychotherapist and coach, I’ve helped my clients make new friends in college and work situations, despite their initial fears. Here are some tips for you.

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How to Maintain a Healthy Long Distance Relationship in College

Two years ago at this time, I remember frantically typing every combination of words equivalent to “can long distance in college work” into a Google search bar and feeling my stomach sink as every article and forum turned me to the answer I didn’t want to hear: no.

Now, halfway through college, I’ve made it my own little mission to give a glimmer of hope to the next generation of students using the Google search engine to answer life’s biggest questions. I want them to find a yes rather than no, because all hope is not lost! Here are my tips for maintaining a healthy long distance relationship.

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How to Overcome Shyness in College

College is a time to meet new people. Some students love the opportunity to start fresh with a new group of friends, but others cringe at the thought of having to build new friendships from scratch. It’s totally normal to be nervous about approaching new people, especially during your first semester. Here are some times to help you break the ice with your new peers.

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