Home Alone for the Holidays

PART TWO Dear Prov-alone, In light of the holidays, you are painfully aware of how single you are. Your mom, your Aunt Susan, your grandparents--they are all asking about your dating life. They're making passive aggressive comments, (and sometimes aggressive-aggressive comments) about how much happier you'd be if you weren't alone. As if you didn't already know. … Continue reading Home Alone for the Holidays

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I Still Believe In You

PART ONE Dear Provo-lone, Every once in a while, someone comes along that changes you. This person is the one you love with everything you have, and then one day...they break you. In a way you've never been hurt before. Despite putting the pieces back together, you're never really the same. Relationships, dates, and other … Continue reading I Still Believe In You

Neg-romancing: Stop Sending Your Prospects To The Grave

NEW TERMS FOR OLD TRICKS: NEGGING Dear Provalone, As with everything else in life, dating evolves with time. Unfortunately, the same is true for the games people play in dating. There is a certain type of dater who is known as the collector. They are the daters that chase until feelings develop. They want attention … Continue reading Neg-romancing: Stop Sending Your Prospects To The Grave

Before You Quidditch Dating, Read This

BE THE CHOSEN ONE Dear Provoian, The weather is getting chillier, and the leaves are changing colors. Everyone is planning their costumes, and swiping their little fingers off, trying to find a special someone to share this romantic season with. Someone that you can force to dress as the Johnny to your June, or Winona … Continue reading Before You Quidditch Dating, Read This

Why You Might Not Be Getting a Second Date

MIND YOUR P'S AND Q'S Dear Prov-alone, Some time ago, a friend mentioned a girl that he had taken out on a date. He said they had tons of fun, he liked her, but never took her out again. How many times has this happened to you? Do you ever feel yourself being left in … Continue reading Why You Might Not Be Getting a Second Date

Consistency is Key: Why You SHOULD Date in Your Ward

USE THE FACILITIES BEFORE ENTERING Dearest Provo-ian, How often have you heard, or even said yourself "don't date within the ward, it's like peeing in the pool"? Ok, so you meet someone in your ward, and you hit it off. Three possible scenarios will happen: You date, break up, and then it's all awkward at … Continue reading Consistency is Key: Why You SHOULD Date in Your Ward

Anxious, Avoidant, and Secure: What are You?

ATTACHMENT THEORY EXPLAINED Dearest Provo-er, A couple posts ago, some of you asked for a little more depth into attachment theories. Ever heard of them? They are a description of the nature of emotional connections in relationships. Without getting too Freudian, just analyze your own attachment strategy. It might help to shed light on the success … Continue reading Anxious, Avoidant, and Secure: What are You?