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Ask Abby: approaching professors, life in fast forward

| April 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
Ask Abby: approaching professors, life in fast forward

Q: I often want to talk to professors about intellectual ideas, but I find myself clamming up and feeling extremely vulnerable when I go to talk to that person. I’m OK in class and in a lot of social situations, but then I go to talk to a professor, and it seems like I’m looking […]

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Ask Abby: tough breakup

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ask Abby: tough breakup

A week or so ago, my friend’s boyfriend of three and a half years broke up with her. Every day last week, she pretty much was crying all day. I’m trying to stay supportive and deal with the negativity, but in the past few days she’s taken her obsession with this breakup to a new level. She’s […]

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Ask Abby: No Motivation?

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ask Abby: No Motivation?

Q: I have been attending classes and trying to stay focused, not to mention participating in the many extra-curricular activities that I am involved in. It just seems as if I have fallen into this routine, and I donít know how to get out of it. My time management is off, I’m procrastinating, and I’m starting […]

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Ask Abby: online dating dilemmas

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ask Abby: online dating dilemmas

Dear Abby, I am a shy person who has pushed myself to approach people. I have never had a serious girlfriend, and I’m getting frustrated. I recently joined an online dating site and have gone on a couple of dates. I go out, and the date goes well – or so I think. But the […]

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Ask Abby: dealing with friends with benefits

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ask Abby: dealing with friends with benefits

Q: I’ve recently become friends with benefits with a very good friend. Lately, it doesn’t seem to be working for us. I’d like to go back to being just friends. Do you think that a friend with benefits can go back to being a best friend without benefits? Can we get back to normal? -Friends Without Benefits A: […]

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Ask Abby: relationship woes

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ask Abby: relationship woes

Selfish Study Abroad Is it selfish to break up with my boyfriend because I’m going abroad next semester and don’t want to be tied down and deal with a long-distance relationship? I love him and care about him but also know he is not the person I’m going to marry. I just don’t know how […]

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Ask Abby: Roommates got you down?

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ask Abby: Roommates got you down?

Ask Abby answers two questions about difficult roommates and how to deal.  Q: How do I confront my roommate who has poor personal hygiene habits? It has been a month, and she still has yet to do laundry, and it is stinking our room up. I donít want to be rude, but I need to […]

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Ask Abby: stress management

| September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ask Abby: stress management

Your alarm goes off again after the seventh time you’ve hit snooze, and you make a pivotal decision: no class today. Maybe you’ve already hit this point in the semester: you’ve gone to bed too late all week, gotten up a little too early and made the poor decision to party on a Tuesday. Now, […]

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