Erica Mariera

Bio

Erica Mariera is a writer, blogger, and public relations pro from New York City. She loves blogging for the pop culture geek and fashion & beauty-obsessed-boss-ladies out there. Considered an expert in SATC, Golden Girls, and Pizza.

Why You Should Never Refer To Your Ex As A 'Friend' Once You Break Up

By Erica Mariera
In a recent interview on the radio show "Angie Martinez," rapper TI talked about his long-term relationship with his wife Tameka "Tiny" Cottle, following cheating rumors and a divorce attempt. He also claimed everything is still amicable, despite…

7 Tips For Handling Debates With Your Conspiracy Theory-Believing Friends

By Erica Mariera
If you haven't argued with a conspiracy theorist, you've never had the pleasure of fighting to the death over topics that have little to no validation. They see connections where most people would see coincidences or no relevant association. Almost…

Bringing This One Simple Thing To An Interview Scored Me The Job

By Erica Mariera
Interviews are both a blessing and a curse. Sure, you're one step closer to getting the job you want, but you still have to sit down with a stranger for an uncomfortable Q&A session with a very vague idea of what it is they're looking for. And of…

The Unexpected Consequences Of A No Strings Attached Relationship

By Erica Mariera
What could possibly go wrong in a relationship that's not bogged down by commitment and only has one objective? Just about everything. Known for its no-fuss policy, no strings attached relationships are arrangements that don't require affection or…

10 Crazy Struggles Of Fake Eyelashes That All Makeup Lovers Know Too Well

By Erica Mariera
Fake eyelashes are the perfect touch to a completed makeup routine. There's something about those wispy hairs that can bring the dramatics to another level in ways that eye shadow and eyeliner could only hope for. Fake lashes have become a must in…

These Are The 5 Amazingly Good Feelings You'll Experience After A Breakup

By Erica Mariera
For many, the emotional pain associated with breakups can be equated to someone running over your chest with a bulldozer. Of course, some people take breakups harder than others -- everyone handles them differently -- but we can all agree they're…

This Gutsy Advice Totally Changed The Way I Job Searched

By Erica Mariera
In the middle of a desperate dream job search, which has been one of many, I signed up for a panel discussion with editors who had highly coveted positions. These editors were going to share their career success tips and provide some guidance. I…

10 Ways To Survive A Job You Hate When You Can't Quit Just Yet

By Erica Mariera
There's nothing that can suck the life out of your soul more than having a job that makes you completely miserable. When you hate your job, it hurts just to wake up in the morning. Your time at work passes by so slowly that you have to ask yourself…

The First Thing I Tell An SO Is My BFF Is A Guy -- Here's Why It's Important

By Erica Mariera
My friendship with my best friend started with a simple assigned seat in the eighth grade. All through high school, we hung out in the hallways between classes and had hour long conversations in the evenings. This is the way our friendship has…

5 Reasons You Can't Abandon Your Friends When You Are In A Serious Relationship

By Erica Mariera
So, you've been bit by the love bug. All you want to do is spend every waking minute with your other half. You meet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Texting becomes a 24-hour marathon. Just about everything your SO says is pure and utter genius. As…