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Reminder about “RRRR” week

July 23, 2014
It’s Reading/Review/Recitation (RRR) Week and we’re adding a 4th “R” for relaxation. It's important to focus on studying but don't forget to take breaks. Well-timed breaks with will help you stay healthy— so you can concentrate and learn more easily when you do hit the books. How do you recharge and refresh? Below are some suggested activities. Have a great RRR+R week!

I'm in a relationship, but I'm interested in seeing other people

December 9, 2016
My boyfriend and I have been in a relationship for almost 3 years and even though I really care about him, I think I’m interested in seeing other people. He’s great but I’m starting to wonder what I may be missing out on. Any advice?

Connection Cafe - 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?

Connection Cafe - Do My Boyfriend and I Have Enough in Common?

August 15, 2014
I love my boyfriend. But besides school work and work, we don’t really have much in common. We don’t know what to talk about. I feel as if we’re still friends. Is this normal?

Connection Cafe - Feeling the Pressure

August 30, 2014
I’ve been feeling a lot of pressure from my peers and from myself lately about finding research opportunities. I’m losing sleep, and I feel guilty taking breaks and naps. It’s almost as if I’m not human when I’m so anxious and busy all the time. I even turn down invitations to go out with friends because my schedule is so packed and it feels terrible. I’m trying to change that, but it’s very difficult. And what if I don’t find one that fits my interest or what if it isn’t one of the better ones?

Every time we get into a fight, my boyfriend threatens to break up with me

February 10, 2017
Every time we get into a fight, my boyfriend threatens to break up with me. Is he doing this so I say sorry and he wins the fight, or does he really not want to be in a relationship with me anymore because of our fights?

Connection Cafe - Do Gay Men Only Want to Hook Up?

July 12, 2014
Gay men my age seem to only want to hook up. Why is it that no one wants a relationship these days?

Connection Cafe - Did I pick the right school?

August 18, 2014
Sometimes I get really stressed out because I feel like everybody here is a lot smarter than me. I don't feel like I deserve to be at Berkeley, no matter how much my friends try to reassure me. What do I do?