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It's wisely said that only fools rush in, and a hastily formed college relationship can leave a bad taste in your mouth.

You Got Your College Relationship Wrong

November 13, 2019

Relationships are great, but they’re only great when you actually want them. Unfortunately, the collective college mind seems to only remember the first half of that sentence.

If You’re Looking For a Sign to Dump Them, This Is It

If You’re Looking For a Sign to Dump Them, This Is It

March 8, 2019

You have every right to end a relationship that does not, as Marie Kondo says, spark joy.

VIDEO: The Observer Tests Fordham Pickup Lines

VIDEO: The Observer Tests Fordham Pickup Lines

February 25, 2019

Observer? I barely know her! The best Fordham Lincoln Center pickup lines are guaranteed to get that special someone into your bedroom long before 3:30 a.m.

To All the Boys I've Matched Before

To All the Boys I’ve Matched Before

February 13, 2019

Characters in romantic comedies often meet in serendipitous ways like in a coffee shop or bookstore. Today, many couples meet on Tinder.

Yael Uness, the assistant director of counseling and psychological services, co-runs the relationships group with Nicole Rosenfield, a psychology Ph.D. candidate.

Relationships Group Encourages Students to Open Up

February 12, 2019

Jeffrey Umbrell, Features Editor, discusses Fordham's new relationships group that allows students a chance to open up.

Long distance relationships can be difficult, but they can also help facilitate emotional growth and communication skills.

Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

February 12, 2019

Kristen Skinner, staff writer, discusses the ups and downs of long distance relationships in college.

Defining relationships can be difficult. (COURTNEY BROGLE/THE OBSERVER)

DTR: Define the Relationship

February 12, 2019

What does the word "relationship" actually mean? Fordham students talk about what love is to them.

Compatibility Is Killing You

Compatibility Is Killing You

February 12, 2019

Befriending or dating someone who is ridiculously similar to yourself is an underfunded science for the hopeless romantics with no reputable backing.

I am her big brother, after all. (PHOTO VIA FLICKR)

The Crib and the Door

February 16, 2016

By TYLER BURDICK Opinions Co-Editor I hate him. He sits there beside her on the couch, one arm a...


Surface Level

October 1, 2015

By JESSICA VITOVITCH Literary Co-Editor I have always been single. I’m not particularly bothered by this...

A Holiday Guide to Dodging Relatives’ Questions

November 20, 2014

By MEREDITH SUMMERSLiterary Co-Editor & Copy EditorPublished: November 19, 2014 With Thanksgiving next week, many college students are looking forward to going home for the break. Dreaming of playing with pets and not having to wait for hours to attempt laundry in broken washers, many students forget the worst part of b...

Will the Fordham bells ring for this cross-campus couple? No. Definitely not.  (Ian McKenna / The Observer)

Dating a Fordham Boy: From Top of the Rock to Rock Bottom

November 6, 2014

By PAYTON VINCELETTE Staff Writer Published: November 5, 2014 So I’m facing a serious ethical dilemma. How do I go about telling these guys that I...