Cheating, Jobs and Sleepwalkers
I feel like my boyfriend is cheating
on me and I’m scared to confront him
about it. What should I do?
—I don’t want no scrub
What’s up I don’t want no scrub,
It may be hard, but talking to him is the only way you’ll know.
Don’t approach the conversation assuming he’s cheated. There
might be an underlying issue that’s causing him to act in a way that
makes you believe he’s cheating. Maybe it’s time to re-evaluate your
relationship and what you need from it. First have that conversation
and then figure it out from there.
I saw someone looking at notes during a test, I know it’s
wrong, but I don’t want to be a nark. What should I do?
Hey Teachers pet,
Talk to him or her about it if it makes you
uncomfortable, but ultimately you can only control
your actions, not the actions of others.
My boss is asking me to do jobs that don’t
really fall under my job description. Can I
say something or should I just suck it up
—Miranda Priestly’s assistant
Hello Miranda Priestly’s assistant,
It depends on the situation, but if you’re getting
paid then what’s the problem? I think you should
try to suck it up unless it’s preventing you from
completing the tasks you need to complete. You
could take this as a compliment, maybe your boss
thinks you have the skills to accomplish more than
what’s in your job description.
I’m thinking of changing my major, but
I’m not sure if I should. Do you have any
advice about how to decide on a major?
Talk to your advisor about what your options
are. If you’re second guessing your major you
should really think about what you want, but don’t
waste your time! You’re still young and it’s better
to figure it out now instead of after you get a degree
that you really don’t want. If you’re not sure if you want to switch,
try shadowing professionals who
work in fields you’re thinking about switching to.
Observing others is a great way to get a feel for if a
path could be right for you.
My roommate pranked me and I want to
get him back. Any suggestions?
What’s up Joker,
Put salt on your roommate’s toothbrush. When
he brushes his teeth all he’ll taste is salt. You could
also hide a bunch of alarm clocks around the room
to wake him up at random times. It’s okay to pull
some pranks, but make sure it’s safe!
My roommate sleep talks and walks
... should I tell her? I’m a little worried
she’s going to leave the room in her
sleep and disappear.
—While you were sleeping
Hello While you were sleeping,
You could tell her about it and ask if there’s
anything you can do to ensure her safety. If she’s
aware of this tendency she might know how to
make sure she doesn’t wander off somewhere
unsafe. Educate yourself on the do’s and don’ts
for sleepwalkers and sleeptalkers.
Hannah Armstrong is a junior studying health and human performance.