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OPINION: Satire: How to lose a guy in two hours

OPINION: Satire: How to lose a guy in two hours

DIANA RIOS, Evergreen Opinion Editor February 25, 2021

Dating is a formal and fun way of finding a partner, in all seriousness. But you might find yourself in a situation where a date turned awkward, uncomfortable, or just outright terrible. No matter what...

Getting over an ex is difficult. Journaling, talking to someone and practicing mindfulness can help ease the pain of a break-up.

Ask Emma: I need help getting over my ex

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen advice columnist February 23, 2021

Dear Emma, I dated this person on and off for four years, and I just found out they are dating someone else. Needless to say, I am distraught. Sure, we were “off” at the time they started dating...

“People are experiencing a lot of social isolation, which not only impacts dating relationships but impacts individual well-being,” said Jennah Strathausen, Cougar Health Services doctoral psychology intern.

Mental health series discusses dating safely during COVID-19

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter February 12, 2021

WSU students learned about dating safely during a COVID-19 Real Talk Thursdays event hosted by Cougar Health Services.  There are no clear rules to dating amid a pandemic. It can be a struggle for...

If you're thinking about reaching out to someone you've stopped talking to on a dating app, Emma said to think about your reasoning for wanting to reach out.

Ask Emma: I can’t make up my mind

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter November 9, 2020

Dear Emma, I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago about a text conversation I wanted to escape. I followed your advice and told them directly I wanted to stop texting. At the rate things were going, I...

If you've used a dating app, there's a good chance you've been ghosted before. Emma tells readers to respect boundaries and to not make assumptions when you don't get a response back from someone.

Ask Emma: I got ghosted

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist October 26, 2020

Dear Emma, I got ghosted, and I don’t know what I did wrong. I was talking to this person on an internet dating website, and I felt like the conversation was going really well. I’m not sure what...

With the multitude of dating apps available nowadays, losing interest in a potential date is common. Emma gives advice on how to let the person down easy.

Ask Emma: How do I stop this text conversation?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2020

Dear Emma, I recently connected with this person over an internet dating site. At first we hit it off, but then the conversation started going downhill. There’s nothing, in particular, I can identify...

If you're worried COVID-19 is putting a damper on your love life, Emma has some date ideas you can do around the Palouse.

Ask Emma: What are some COVID-safe date ideas?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist October 5, 2020

Dear Emma, I recently started dating this girl who I really like. I want to take her on some fun dates, but I’m worried about COVID-19 and being safe while we’re out. Normally, I would do something...

If you feel like giving up on your love life, take a moment to read Ask Emma's advice. She suggests to get rid of unrealistic expectations set by movies.

Ask Emma: How do I know if I’ve found ‘the one’?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist June 22, 2020

Dear Emma, How do you know that the person you're talking to is ‘the one’? I've had multiple failed attempts in the past, and to be honest, I'm gradually starting to lose all the hope, energy and...

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