By Hailey Payea
Since coming to Columbia, I have been in far too many romantic entanglements. But once I realized that I was actually unhappy with myself as a person, I finally gave up on love. It wasn’t just my personal experiences that led me to this conclusion, though. After seeing a friend of mine leave an abusive relationship and watching another friend develop an unhealthy codependency on her significant other, I decided that relationships are not worth the hype. (To any of my ex-boyfriends reading this right now, hey, how are ya?)...