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‘Sex in the’ University

Welcome to college, home of students who love to drink, party, and have sex, as typical as it sounds. You hear of the saying, ‘sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll’, but have you heard the saying, ‘sex, drugs, and showing up late to your lectures’? Here’s everything you need to know about …

HSE Extends Online STI Testing Service

Worried about the pandemic restricting access to STI testing? As of September 1st, SH:24 have extended the pilot of their online STI testing kits. Working in partnership with the HSE, the service aims to deliver experiences that are discreet, convenient and clinically safe. They are offering testing for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, …

The Difficulties of Dating During a Pandemic 

Covid-19 has had a diverse effect on dating, relationships, and hook-up culture. Now that lockdown restrictions have been extended until April, Covid will continue to undermine the dating scene, especially since it’s a lot harder to find love within your 5km travel limit. Although the government has placed a ban …

Has Covid-19 Killed Hook-up Culture?

Last May, Jordan Suaste released a song called ‘Hookup Culture’, lyricising the beginning of a relationship involving someone who doesn’t want to be part of what he calls ‘hookup culture’ because he is, I quote, ‘expensive’ (I didn’t know human beings could be expensive, but I guess we have to …

The Three Types of Relationship Abuse

Everyone has arguments, and everyone disagrees with their partners, family members and friends close to them from time to time. But if this begins to form a consistent pattern and you feel afraid of your partner, then this in a sign of abuse. You may feel like you have no …

Tips for Long-Distance Relationships

Long-distance relationships are perhaps among the hardest kinds of relationships to maintain, but it’s possible. Sometimes your loved one might have to relocate for one reason or another, and you probably have no control over it. So how do you manage to keep the relationship alive? It is hard, but …

Six ways to overcome emotional intimacy issues

It’s important to have emotional intimacy in a healthy relationship. It brings couples together, promotes romantic friendships and builds trust between partners. It can be scary letting someone into your life, though, because being vulnerable means they can break your heart. Here are six tips to help you overcome the …