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Love Dating & Hooking Up

Newsflash, ladies: Everything you think you know about losing your virginity is wrong. Or maybe nothing so dramatic, but real talk: for all it’s discussed, gossiped about, and portrayed in the media, there are a lot of misconceptions floating around about virginity. How often have you heard books, movies, TV shows, or even your own friends tell you when you should lose it, how you should lose it, who you should lose it to, and what it should feel like? The real answers to these questions? Losing your virginity is different for everyone, and we’re here to debunk all of those pesky myths. Myth...
We get it: it stinks to be in a boyfriend slump. You miss getting random texts during the day, having someone who looks at you differently than a friend would, and benefitting from a person in your life who means something special to you. Let’s be honest––if you’re stuck in a dry spell between relationships, like many collegiettes are at some point in their college career, a no-strings-attached hook-up can begin to be pretty tempting. Whether you’re hoping it could lead to a relationship or that it’ll just serve as something fun in the meantime before you meet Mr. Right, it’s easy to see the...
Dating is college is already a maze of emotions: who calls whom? Who makes the first move? What in the world did he mean by that text? Adding your feminist beliefs into the mix can be even more confusing. After all, what’s a feminist collegiette to do when a campus cutie insists on paying for dinner or opening doors for her all the time? Luckily for you, Her Campus is here to take you through the most pressing feminist dating scenarios. Scenario #1: He insists on paying for dinner. You head to a super-nice restaurant with a cutie in tow for your first date. Everything’s going well … until...