Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Cartoon sketch of cupids

In Defence of the Rom-Com

Over the first lockdown, my family developed hobbies...Mine was slightly more fun: I fell into a rom-com hole.

Reflections on rustication: Dating with untreated mental illness

CW: Depression, eating disorders. It is commonly said that in order to love another, one must love themselves. In fact, loving one-self is somewhat viewed...

Date Spots

Given how many people you’re likely to meet in your first few weeks at Oxford, don’t be surprised if you make a romantic connection...

The Dangers of Genre-lisation

Within a week, the television adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People, which explores the oeuvre of two teenage lovers, was requested on BBC...

How to have the perfect relationship (and other lies)

Often, Men seem Martian. They just baffle me. And I’ve got it on good authority that despite our best efforts, they’re regularly just as...

Love, actually: dating in 2020

I can’t lie, when I heard the news that we’d probably all be holed up in our rooms for the next few months, without...

Review: I Lost My Body

I Lost My Body (in French, J’ai perdu mon corps) tackles issues of love, loss and maturity, all through a series of flashbacks in...

Cherpse! Jaya and Raphael

Jaya Rana, Hertford, English, First year We met under the Bridge of Sighs and walked around Oxford for a bit before deciding to go to...

Get Withs and Guilty Feminists

So here I am, tackling this morally ambiguous minefield head on with an investigation into ‘get withs’ and whether or not they really are feminist. Dear...

Just a Crush?

How Tessa Violet's 'Bad Ideas' and Mitski's 'Be the Cowboy' are changing the portrayal of romance in pop