The Orion

Change our partners, change ourselves

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William Rein

April 5, 2016

There’s a recent trend in absolutism with two main ideas: It’s detestable to critique others, and it’s respectable to never let others change you. This second “stick to your guns” idea has some painful consequences for romantic love, not to mention its embedded conceitedness. It...

The O-Face: Compromising on sexual appetite

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Michael Karp

May 5, 2014

Differences in levels of sexual drive can put a strain on any relationship. Some relationships may start out with a good balance but eventually evolve so one person has a significantly higher or lower sex drive. This can cause strong emotions in both individuals and put a lot of stress on the relati...

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