Due to the volume of responses I receive, I am unable to...um, not really. I'm sure I'll have more than enough time to mull over your question.

Today's Column: When your crush has a girlfriend, and more.


Dear Chloe,

Well, last Friday my sorority had a mixer with a fraternity. Close to the end of the night I kinda hooked up with one of my friends, and I knew he had a girlfriend. I know we never kissed or anything like that, but I know that we both flirted a lot. Then the next day when he was taking me home, he told me that he flirted with me a lot that night, and I was like, yeah I know. And he reminded me that he has a girlfriend. SO here's my problem. Since Friday, each day, I like him more and more. I know he loves his girlfriend a lot, but he still flirts with me a lot...he even invited me to a party which is kinda the invite only type...but we are friends...I'm just really confused. He'll act like he likes me one minute, and then the next it's all about his girlfriend. What should I think, and what should I do about this?




Dear Erin,

Poaching is not cool. Please think twice before you do anything. This guy sounds a little flaky but I don't think he's going to be leaving his girlfriend anytime soon.

Of course you like him more and more, because he's not available. And who wouldn't find a selfish liar darn cute? We've all been there. But it's a lose-lose situation. You fool around, you fall harder, and he continues to two-time his girlfriend. Too bad, so sad. Or say he does break up with her, would you really be able to trust him? I sure wouldn't.

I don't like sounding so preachy, but I feel strongly about this. With all the opportunities and mixers that are on campus, I'm sure you can find a boy without a "girlfriend he really loves." Please do yourself a favor and find someone else to flirt with, and um, "take you home the next day." There's nothing in it for you to be somebody's side dish. Don't sacrifice your self-respect. Don't be one of those girls.

 Bonus question!

Dear Chloe,

I would like to know if this girl likes me, since she does some touching and she likes me to smell her and she says, "Look at my thong" and then she shows me her thong. Am I just being stupid or not paying attention? This other girl I like she looks at me then looks away when I look at her we both do this. How can I tell if either of these girls like me?




Dear Slayer,

I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that there's a good possibility that both of these girls like you.

The touching, smelling and thonging are all pretty strong signals that someone is interested. I can't imagine why she'd be flashing her Victoria Secrets at you if she didn't dig you, although this tacky chick sounds like she needs a lot of attention. If you like her, why haven't you asked her out yet? I mean, what's the risk factor here, like, -2? And that goes for the shy one, too. Nothing ventured, nothing gained, my friend.

Hugs and kisses,


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