Hi! I’m Matthew, otherwise known as Becci. Yeah, Becci’s a dude. No biggie. I’m a third year law, history and political science student. Real humanist, no? A Salient sub-editor since late last year, I took on the Ask Becci column when the real Becci stopped sending columns in.
Author Archive: Becci
I am gay. Yes I know that it is something the open minded people here at Vic are used to but my parents are a different story. I went to a Seventh Day Adventists school and had it hammered into me that I was a sinner if I was to lie down with another man. […]
I need your help. I am with a girl I love and adore a lot. The problem is my ex. My ex is always butting in. She is always around and trying to contact me. I want nothing too do with her – even though hate is a harsh word, I hate my ex – […]
What’s your opinion on sex without emotional commitment? That’s a really good question. I once read something where someone was saying how some people have a belief that sex can really only be great with your ‘one true love’. And, among other gems, they claimed that you cannot have bad sex with your life partner, […]
Why doesn’t my boyfriend like to hold hands, or walk with me with me in public? That’s horrible! While I understand that some guys don’t really go for the whole ‘touchy-feely’ thing, this sounds different. A false sense of machismo can get in the way of some guys expressing their affection for their girlfriends if […]
Do you think its possible for two people to have a long distance relationship for four years and never meet? I have a friend who just told me this story, I don’t believe him.
I like a guy that I met about a week ago, but I’m not sure if he likes me back. How can I be sure? We have sat together many times – he sat by me first during PSYC122 just by chance and now I’m always trying to get beside him in that lecture. We […]
Dearest Becci At this point in the year, I feel that the proper thing to do as a student would be to study *shocked face*. But I have a problem that seems to plague me like some revolting parasite on the inside of my lip. One of my closest friends has recently broken up with […]
I have a problem I could use some advice on. I am 18 and have been best mates with my best mate for 11 years……. we went to her 33 year old uncle’s house (who I have fancied for a long time) a couple of months ago and we had to stay there cos we […]