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Welcome! The Connection Cafe is the perfect blend of talk about everything.

From advice, articles, and information on friends, family, and flings, The Cafe has it all. So pull up a seat, grab a cup, take a sip, and start reading.

The Connection Cafe was previously known as the Love Cafe. The name was changed to emphasize that the Connection Cafe is about all types of relationships, not just romantic ones. Ask our baristas about friendships, professional relationships, family, or any other type of relationship! We're here to talk about connections with ourselves and others.


Will my friend forget about me?!

May 4, 2018
My friend is getting into a relationship and I am very happy for her but I am afraid that we will not be as close as we used to. What should I do?

Cant get him off of my mind...

April 27, 2018
I dated this guy over a year ago and I still miss him. I tried to forget about him but the thought of him always remains in the back of my mind. What should I do?

Do I stay in the Bay after graduation?

April 13, 2018
I’m graduating this May and I really want to stay in the bay area. I’m happy here since all my friends are here and I just love the area. But my parents really want me to go back to the east coast. I’m looking at job options and everything that I’m interested in is in the bay, but I don’t want to disappoint my parents either since I do care about them. Any thoughts?

Long distance love losing steam

April 6, 2018
"I've been dating my long distance bf for a while now, ~ 10 months (we started dating during the last few months of high school). I see him about once every month for a weekend or so. I feel like I've lost the physical attraction, but he has a very attractive personality/character that I would be sad to lose. He's my best friend. When we kiss, I don't feel the spark anymore though. And the sex was never really satisfying for me. I know that it's satisfying for him and that he isn't losing the physical or emotional attraction. What should I do? We'll be within 5 min drive of each other during the summer, but it's ldr during the school year."

Tag-along Roommate

March 9, 2018
My roommate is always trying to tag along with me and my friends. I'm cool with them coming sometimes since I know he doesn't have a lot of friends, but I really want to spend time with my friends without him being there. Is there any way I can let him know without being rude?

How do I make and keep friends on such a big campus?

Love Cafe: How do I make and keep friends on such a big campus

Barista Vlog Playlist

Meet the Baristas


David

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My gender pronouns are  he/him/his.

My favorite spot on campus to meet up with a friend is at Qualcomm Cyber Cafe.

My favorite quote on relationships/love is "Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself" - Andre Breton

If I could gain any ability when I woke up tomorrow, it would be the ability to instantly learn any skill

 

 


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My gender pronouns are she/her/hers.

My favorite spot on campus to meet with a friend is the courtyard outside of Pat Brown's!

My favorite quote on relationships/love is "Life is a flower of which love is the honey." -Victor Hugo

If I could wake up tomorrow having gained one ability, it would be the ability to read minds!!