Emily Fata

Emily is a twenty-two year old psychology major, running her personal blog EmulatingEmily.com, and co-running the Toronto-based flash fiction blog MidnightDrafts.com. She likes to travel and explore, and most importantly, she loves writing. You can follow Emily on Instagram (@emilyfata) and Twitter (@EmMichelleFata), or watch her co-host interviews on LoungeLookout.com.

5 Things You Need To Consider Before Starting Up An Office Romance

ByEmily Fata
I can tell you from firsthand experience that starting up an office romance can be both an incredible and horrible idea. Two years ago, I took a job with a telecommunications company on a summer student contract. Within a month, I had fallen for…

How To Finally Start The Passion Project You Can't Stop Thinking About

ByEmily Fata
Oftentimes, we find ourselves thinking about the direction in which we want to propel our lives. But we never take the initiative to begin to take these small steps forward. I'm referring to the true direction in which you want to steer your life.…

6 Of The Best Travel Destinations To Brag About On Facebook

ByEmily Fata
I am very lucky to have traveled to a great number of countries in my 21 years of life, but I also know I need to see so much more of the spectacular world we live in. From the beautifully archaic streets that wind around countless cities in Europe…

5 Ways To Deal With Your Roommates When They're Passive-Aggressive AF

ByEmily Fata
I had it all planned out. The three girls I was set to move in with — all of whom I had never met — would quickly become my best friends. In a matter of days, I pictured us bonding over glasses of wine, talking about boys and sharing all of our…

Why Blaming Hook-Up Culture Is Safer Than Saying You're Afraid Of Love

ByEmily Fata
I have been single for nearly a year now. I have spent the vast majority of this time mulling about how much I hate men, and how I never want to be in a relationship again. Why, though? “Because,” I tell my friends matter-of-factly, “men just…

5 Reasons You Should Never Feel Guilty About Letting Go Of Your High School Friends

ByEmily Fata
As I approach receiving my undergraduate degree, I find myself reflecting quite a bit on my time in college, while attempting to discover how my life will change once my post-graduate education begins. Consequently, I must consider how my life has…

11 Gifts For That Friend Who's Way Too Obsessed With Taylor Swift

ByEmily Fata
It's that time of year again. The snow is falling, the lights are twinkling, you're spending time with your family and Taylor Swift's Christmas album is playing softly in the background. At least, it often is in every die-hard Swift fan's house. If…

8 Reasons Jon Snow Has To Make A Comeback In ‘Game Of Thrones'

ByEmily Fata
(Warning: There are spoilers throughout article.) When HBO released its first poster for the upcoming sixth season of "Game of Thrones," there was a sigh of relief amongst all Jon Snow fans. Featured up close and personal is the blood-spattered…

What Happens When You Lose Your Best Friend To Her Toxic Boyfriend

ByEmily Fata
“I would pick him over you, you know.” The words stung, especially since they came from the mouth of the one person who was supposed to be my best friend. I was speechless. She said this to me during a phone conversation, after I had told her, yet…

An Honest Look At The 10 Pros And Cons Of Being Single

ByEmily Fata
After my first big breakup earlier this year, I’ve come to realize people often paint the image of singlehood as being either the best days of your life, or the absolute worst. To many, it seems being single must either be the grandest of adventures…

5 Times I Should Have Spoken Up For A Stranger, But Didn't

ByEmily Fata
As children, we're incessantly told to stay away from strangers. This outlook has permeated my adult life, and it's caused me to be wary of people I don't know. However, there have been many times when I've been tempted to reach out to strangers…