The Maneater

Tag: Sex & Relationships

Sex Edna: Education is vital to a healthy and happy sex life

From anatomy to toys to boundaries and so forth, education is key.

Welcome to the jungle: Shaving shouldn’t be an expectation for women

Sex Edna delves into womanly landscaping is a sexist and stupid standard

Sex education is failing the youth

Abstinence-based sex education causes more issues than it solves.

It’s impossible to assign a single definition to sex.

The endless definitions are what makes sex so complicated and wonderful.

A letter from Brian Chervitz, president of MU Triangle Coalition

Men aren’t from Mars, women aren’t from Venus, and hey, none of the other genders are from space, either.

Men aren’t from Mars and women aren’t from Venus

How to learn to recognize the differences between men and women and then respond to those differences in a healthy and productive way

Everyone is thinking the same thing: Will they like me?

The power of a first impression does not have to be intimidating; if anything, it can be encouraging. In fact, the strength first impressions have can be used to our advantage.

He’s just not that into you, and that’s OK

While the feeling of being rejected is hard to deal with, it’s something that everyone has to face at some point in their lives.

Single Girl Diaries: Saying goodbye to London

(Reminiscing & Sappy) Columnist Ellise Verheyen on her final days abroad.

Long-distance relationships don’t have to be so bad

With the right amount of communication and trust, long-distance relationships really can last.

You’re not ‘forever alone’

Even if it seems like you’re never going to have anyone, here are a few reasons why that is fundamentally untrue.

Single Girl Diaries: Eurotrip: Love like whoa

(Wistful) Columnist Ellise Verheyen on distant dreamboats and Build-A-Boys.

The problem with college hookup culture

Since when is feeling intimate, honest emotions about another human being a bad thing?

Stop being clingy, keep your independence

Relationships don’t last forever, and trying to force your significant other into every part of your life will end badly for both of you.

Single Girl Diaries: Eurotrip: A fellow Single Girl’s Italian love affair

Columnist Ellise Verheyen passes the torch this week to fellow single girl Kaity Martin.

Jealousy is the worst kind of monster

While jealousy can sometimes make us do ridiculous things, there is a simple way that we can fight back.

Single Girl Diaries: Eurotrip: Love games in the lives of 20-somethings

(Super single) Columnist Ellise Verheyen on love games.

The 11 torturous stages of falling for your friend

It may seem weird at first, but eventually, it’s not as bad as you may have thought.

Single Girl Diaries: Eurotrip: A little real talk

(Normally humorous) Columnist Ellise Verheyen on something slightly serious.

Don’t let the bad boys win the game

Bad boys can seem like a lot of fun at first, but that can end very quickly.