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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Between You And Me | Relationships and Boundaries

Between You And Me | Relationships and Boundaries

By Jillian Rowan and Andrew Mundy April 12, 2022
In this episode of Between You And Me, staff writer Jillian Rowan talks about relationships and how to navigate them.
Opinion | We need to start loving ourselves before we begin to love others

Opinion | We need to start loving ourselves before we begin to love others

By Jess Snyder, Staff Columnist February 13, 2022
Self-love is an essential building block for social relationships, and must be prioritized before moving into other kinds of relationships.
Pitt students Lexy Lott (left) and Kaylin Troiano (right) at the Carnegie Museum of Art. The couple met through the Pitt Missed Connections Instagram page.

Students find heartwarming connections through Instagram account

By Payton McCarthy, For The Pitt News February 9, 2022
With more than 1,000 submissions on the Pitt Missed Connections Instagram page, it may seem far off to think that anyone would actually be able to connect and start a relationship, but some Pitt students found success.
Opinion | Parasocial relationships raise higher standards for finding love in real life

Opinion | Parasocial relationships raise higher standards for finding love in real life

By Ashanti McLaurin, Staff Columnist January 30, 2022
Parasocial relationships are “one-sided relationships. Although these infatuations can temporarily help self-esteem and increase mood, they can also be detrimental to real-life romantic relationships. You can still have that fan-to-idol relationship with characters and celebrities, especially if they help you emotionally and mentally, but people have to recognize healthy and unhealthy behaviors and habits before it’s too late.
Opinion | ‘Stalking for love’ needs to stop

Opinion | ‘Stalking for love’ needs to stop

By Sarah Liez, For The Pitt News September 17, 2021
Mainstream media often frames a man’s obsessive, coercive or stalker-like behavior as an expression of his love and devotion.
Opinion | When it comes to love, focus on yourself over society

Opinion | When it comes to love, focus on yourself over society

By Ashanti McLaurin, For The Pitt News June 30, 2021
It’s okay to take a lot of time to find the right person — it doesn’t mean you’ll be alone forever.
Because the United States is celebrating its one year anniversary with the COVID-19 pandemic very soon, many Pitt students have encountered a wide array of relationship experiences, including being long distance, quarantining together, breaking up or “dating” around.

‘Can I hook up with this boy?’: Couples navigate relationships, sex and COVID-19 safety

By Millicent Watt, Staff Writer February 10, 2021
As the United States nears its one year anniversary with the COVID-19 pandemic, many Pitt students have encountered a wide array of relationship experiences, from being long distance, quarantining together, breaking up or “dating around.”
The Outbreak | Coronavirus (sort of) ended my (sort of) relationship

The Outbreak | Coronavirus (sort of) ended my (sort of) relationship

By Delilah Bourque, Contributing Editor March 26, 2020
Unlike those trying to find love during the pandemic, my sort-of relationship met an untimely sort-of end in the wake of school closures and shelter-in-place orders. 
College Compass: Four keys to a healthy relationship

College Compass: Four keys to a healthy relationship

By Ashna Gupta, For The Pitt News September 5, 2019
Do not feel bad about the number of people who walk out of your life — it is not a reflection of your personality, it’s just destiny. I want to discuss some of the things that constitute a healthy relationship — whether it’s between a romantic partner or between friends.
(Illustration by Abigail Katz | Staff Illustrator)

Single and ready to … stay that way

By Vaibhavi Patria | Columnist February 14, 2018

It took me until my sophomore year to finally give up my need to be in a relationship. In the past, I constantly felt an urgency to date or be in committed relationships rather than casual ones. When...

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