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Love Dating & Hooking Up

Nervous about making a good first impression on a campus cutie? You’re not alone! To feel prepared, it’s important to know the dos and don’ts of meeting someone new. We spoke to Dr. Patrick Wanis, an expert in human behavior and relationships; Nicole Zasowski, a licensed therapist who specializes in couple’s counseling and young adults; and Jodi RR Smith, the president of Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting, to make sure the advice we give you is only the best! Here are five ways to make sure your first impression is one that will leave any college guy wanting more. 1. Be yourself You’ll never...
So you’ve exchanged numbers, you’ve chatted a few times in person and now you’re ready to take it to the next level with your crush. The only problem: You’re sitting alone in your room. Getting your crush’s attention can be difficult, especially over text. Once you press send, all that’s left to do is wait and wonder whether you were funny enough, flirty enough and cool enough to get the response you want. Don’t stress over it! By getting creative with just a few simple templates, you can become a texting pro. Here are some great texts that are sure to capture your crush’s interest. 1. “Hey,...
You’ve been spending your time hanging out with friends, keeping up with your homework and (of course) staring at the back of your crush’s head for the entirety of your lit class, willing him to ask you out already. Seriously, what’s the holdup?! The best way to deal? Definitely not by waiting around for him to man up and text you. Instead, woman up and ask him out yourself! If the idea of putting yourself out there makes you want to hole up and hide in your dorm, try following these tried-and-true tips. 1. Be Confident We get it: asking a guy out can be super scary. Like, I’d-rather-watch-...