Right Said Fred: The End

Right Said Fred: The End

Dear reader, Since my first Right Said Fred article on November 14, 2011, I have enjoyed writing this sex/relationship advice column for The College Voice. However, as with all good things, this column is coming to an end; this will be my last entry of Right Said Fred. While I will continue to write about relevant issues for the newspaper, I will no longer be continuing this segment. Please allow me to leave you with a few small pieces of advice: • Cheating is not the worst offense in the…

Right Said Fred: A Guide for Paying for Dates

Right Said Fred: A Guide for Paying for Dates

Dear Fred, My girlfriend and I have a minor disagreement. I believe in traditional-style relationships. I insist on holding the door, paying 100% for all meals, for example. While she appreciates the consideration, she has told me that she finds this sexist and patronizing. What do you think? Sincerely, Traditional Boo   Dear Traditional Boo, Let me begin by tackling your door holding example. I think it helps to pose a different scenario: let’s just say that a heterosexual male and another individual (for the sake of the argument, the…

Right Said Fred! — Sexting?

Right Said Fred! — Sexting?

Dear Fred, My boyfriend is studying abroad this term and has suggested that we exchange pictures or videos to one another as a way to keep our sex lives connected. We have already had Skype sex and have sent each other dirty text messages. However, something about sexting makes me feel a tad uncomfortable. I trust my boyfriend not to show anyone else, but I don’t know if I should do it. I am a bit concerned with how permanent these videos and images are. What do you think? What…

Right Said Fred! Fred tackles the issue of infidelity

Right Said Fred! Fred tackles the issue of infidelity

Dear Fred, I have a crush on a guy, whom I will call Steve (not his real name). Steve has a girlfriend, whom I will call Julia. They have been in a monogamous relationship for a relatively short time. I am a not friend with Julia; admittedly, I do not really know her too well. I want to go for Steve. Frankly, I am unconcerned with the fact that he is in a relationship, but one of my friends told me that he is off-limits. What do you think? Sincerely…