Dr. Date,
So here’s the deal: I’m a senior at the University in CSE, male, and quite frankly, I’m lonely. Despite the fact that I’m graduating soon, I’ve never had any form of companionship — no girlfriend, no date, nothing — and not for lack of trying.
Dr. Date,
I met this guy in my math class, and I really like him. He is smart, handsome and funny, and I think he likes me, too. But yesterday I found out that he has a huge Mickey Mouse tattoo on his right arm, which I find really off-putting. When I asked why he got it, he said because Mickey Mouse was his childhood hero, and he had no regret doing so.
What should I do? Should I find someone else, or should I go out with him?
Dr. Date,
I’m frustrated with my girlfriend lately. We’ve been dating for about a year now. And this semester, we moved in together.
She worked over the summer as a camp counselor, but since school started, she hasn’t had a job. Her parents help her out with money. And this way, she has more time to “focus on academics.”
Dr. Date,
The other night I was out in Dinkytown, and I noticed this guy making eyes at my girlfriend. She was just being her normal self — bubbly and friendly — and I think he got the wrong message. He approached us, and we chatted for a few minutes. It was brief, and I figured after he realized that we were together, he would move on.
Dr. Date,
My boyfriend and I met before summer and had all of summer’s free time to just have fun and hang out.
Now that school has started and he has a million other things to do, I feel like I’m always the one that tries to see if we can hang out — which only happens once or twice a week for about an hour or so.
Dr. Date,
This summer, I started dating a girl I worked with (yeah, great idea).
I had never clicked so well with a girl before, both emotionally and physically. And three dates in, she invited me back to her place. I was extremely nervous. I didn’t have much of a mental intention of being in a situation like that with her — but every possible physical one.
Dr. Date,
My girlfriend and I have been dating for a couple of years, but I’m not attracted to her — not like I once was.
She is smart, kind and completely committed to our relationship. She has also overcome some tough troubles, and I admire her strength. We share some of the same nerdy interests, which is awesome. We have a lot of fun when we hang out, and she’s so supportive. We have a deep emotional connection.
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