Jessica Wendroff

Jessica Ariel Wendroff @jesswendroff is a Photo Editor and Writer at Elite Daily. When she is not working, she is stepping into postcards, being a shopping goddess, or shooting street photography.

Recent Articles

Why I Refuse To Date A Man Who Is Not Ready For A Real Relationship

"We'll see what happens in the future." That's pretty much the last thing he said to me about a month ago. The guy I was crazy in love with for 3 and a half years, the same guy who swore he would never "get curious," was now telling me that he wants …
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4 Ways Alcohol Reveals Who Your Ride-Or-Die Friends Really Are

"Another shot!" my best friend yelled to the bartender. I smirked and shakily grabbed my eleventh tequila shot of the night. "She's trying to kill me!" I screamed after knocking it back. That's the last thing I could remember from that night, and it'…
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Why It's OK To Still Be Affected By A Breakup Years Later

The other day, I saw the spitting image of my ex on the platform of the F train. He had the same slightly crooked nose, mocha skin, 5'9" body and Spartan-warrior haircut. I immediately looked away, but it was already too late. Those three seconds str…
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58 Inappropriate Thoughts You Have While Going Through A Sexual Dry Spell

I've always wished I were a guy. Guys are practically guaranteed orgasms on the regular. They get to flail their members around like they're Skip-Its. In my experience, guys are also more likely to be OK with casual sex. If you know me, you know that…
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Why People Leave Your Life Once They've Taught You All You Need To Know

When my ex-boyfriend of three and a half years told me he wasn't in love with me anymore, I felt my ribcage crack into a million pieces. I could almost see it breaking, like a China Doll crashing into the ground in slow-motion. I thought I would neve…
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What It's Like To Have A Smart Brain But A Dumb Heart

Ever since I was little, I've done well in school. Honor societies and Dean's lists are nothing new to me. I went on to Fordham University, where I double-majored in photography and media studies and graduated with a 3.6 GPA -- all while interning an…
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Why It's So Easy To Meet Assh*les, And So Hard To Meet Good People

It's really easy to be an assh*le. You just have to not give a f*ck. You don't have to care about how your actions affect other people's feelings. You don't have to care about consequences. In simplest terms, your life is one big, lazy, f*cked-up Hak…
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9 Lessons In Business That You Can Actually Learn From The Kardashians

The Kardashians: You love them, hate them or want to f*ck them. The family is definitely a three-ring circus, but its members also offer some worthy business lessons. After all, the Kardashians have been able to turn their 15 minutes of fame into 12 …
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40 Struggles Of Being The Affectionate Person In The Office

It's no secret that I am no stranger to affection. I could damn well be a professional hugger. And because I am naturally a VERY friendly person, it's pretty normal for me to do things like hold hands with my best friends. It probably doesn't help th…
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5 Lessons I Learned When All Of My Exes Texted Me On My Birthday

A few days ago, on my 24th birthday, I transformed into the happy, female version of Ebenezer Scrooge. Well, I seriously felt like him at least, when I was visited by the ghosts of Christmas past my failed relationships, after we'd had no contact for…
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This Is How Daydreaming Can Actually Advance Your Career

When I'm on my nine-to-five grind, I transform myself into Lewis Carroll's Alice. Every day, my mind melts office walls into a Wonderland of my own. You could even say that I have the mind of J.D. from "Scrubs." He always daydreams, especially while …
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Why You Shouldn't Change Yourself, You Should Change The Person You're With

From my relationships with men, I've sadly come to find that some of their egos cannot handle being with an empowered woman. Perhaps this is because the portrayal of women in the media has hardwired male brains to believe that women are inferior to t…
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Have We Met Before?: What It's Like To Experience Love Déjà Vu

In French, the words "déjà vu" translate to "already seen." I've always known déjà vu can happen in dreams. But I never dreamed that it could happen when you meet someone in real life. Everyone has heard of love at first sight. Research even supports…
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Where's The Gun Emoji?: 14 Struggles Of Being A Fast Texter

I'm a fast texter. When I get a text, I respond almost automatically. Unless it's a f*ckboy. My phone has practically become another appendage. It's so easily accessible that I see my texts immediately. And since I am a very quick thinker and love th…
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Dear Women, It Turns Out Gentlemen Aren't Mythical Creatures

Everyone has an opinion on the existence of Bigfoot, El Chupacabra, and other mythical creatures, but I believe in the existence of another mythical creature -- the Gentleman. Recently, I caught a glimpse of this rare species.  Yes, the mythical Gent…
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4 Things I Learned Going From Sex-Obsessed To Celibate

Hello. My name is Jessica, and I love sex. Okay, "love" is an understatement. I'm pretty damn obsessed with getting my freak on. I have the appetite of a nymphomaniac, but since I am also demisexual, I can only be my true nympho self with someone I c…
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Pain Before Pleasure: How Falling In Love After Heartbreak Kind Of Sucks

Heartbreak can feel like its own season. You never know how long it will last. And sometimes when you think it's over, another cold, dreary day comes to f*ck your sh*t up all over again. But after the dark seasons of heartbreak have passed, rays of s…
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All The Career-Related Sh*t You Learn From Working With Assh*les

"Mean Girls" isn't just a movie. For some people, it's a reality. Bitches are real, and they are not exempt from the workplace. And I'm not just talking about mean girls; male coworkers can be bitches, too. They get jealous of your accomplishments an…
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What Your Zodiac Sign Says About The Kind Of Parent You'll Be

For some people, stars aren't complicated. They're made of plasma and gas. They float in space and give off light. For others, they're crystal balls. And if you're one of these people, you probably look to horoscopes for relationship and career advic…
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Why You Need A Significant Income Instead Of A Significant Other

Some people say money is the root of all evil, but I think money is only as damaging as the people who have it. Money doesn't cause evil -- it just finances it. In my opinion, money needs a new rep. If you're a nice person who got a raise for your ha…
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