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Dear Di is the Fulcrum foremost expert in sexual relations

The announcement that Ottawa was heading back into Stage 2 was awful news. Mostly because it means that my partner and I can’t go out and do all the things we were planning this fall. We’re both pretty new to campus and the city, and don’t know much about what Ottawa has to offer. What are some fun, romantic things that we can do together safely?

Dear Di is the Fulcrum foremost expert in sexual relations

During quarantine, I had the pleasure of flirting with various people over text, dating apps, and snapchat. These flirtatious conversations stemmed from boredom, but ended with me promising these people I’d hangout with them or go on dates when lockdown ended. But now that things are opening up, I don’t actually want to see any of these people. What do I do?

If Tinder bios tell us anything, we know that Jim and Pam pretty much serve as relationship goals for this generation. We don’t blame you for that, but workplace relationships can be a little trickier than NBC would have you think.

Well into cuffing season but fresh into a new year, do you find yourself wishing you weren’t single? Maybe you wouldn’t be if you hadn’t have taken that girl to see Joker. That and other tips in Di’s Declassified First Date Survival Guide.

Finding romantic relationships, sexual partners, and even love is an intrinsic part of the university experience for some people and it’s a lot of fun, but things can get tough when the end of the academic year approaches and you’re forced to go your separate ways until September.

Often times when a partner expresses jealousy or insecurity, brushing it off can make the issue snowball. Even if you know nothing is happening, make sure to take your partner’s concerns seriously.

Never fear, pseudo-doctor Di Daniels is here! My diagnosis? You’re completely normal. Breathe a sigh of relief and relax. Almost everyone experiences something that makes them question their sexuality, if even for a moment.

At the end of the day, dating as an ace is hard. A lot of people just don’t understand. But I find the best way to get past it is just take everything with a grain of salt and stay true to yourself. And lots of cake. That helps too.

You should also know that it’s OK to like a little attention from prospective suitors, even if you know you’re not planning to take it further. Often times what happens is that people get a little complacent when they pair up, and settle into a not-so-sexy routine.

Are you dating someone that has no interest in comic book movies when you love them? Are you wondering whether it is a good idea to move in with your partner? Dear Di has the answers you’re looking for.

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