Lauren F.

Everything You Want To Say To The Former Best Friend Who Betrayed You

By Lauren F.
I haven't cried in two years. I haven't let one single f*cking tear drop. Maybe it was because New York made me have a tough exterior. Maybe it was because I lost all my emotions, thanks to the people who've betrayed me in the past. You're one of…

Why You Shouldn't Feel Weird About Buying Lingerie For A Hook-Up Buddy

By Lauren F.
Whenever I tell my girlfriends I'm ready to put on lingerie for a new guy I've been hooking up with, they always give me judgmental looks. They say, "Isn't it too soon? He isn't even your boyfriend." Define "too soon," though. After two hookups?…

Why You Should Say 'I Love You' Even If You Might Not Hear It Back

By Lauren F.
Whenever I scroll through my Instagram or Facebook feeds and see girls posting photos with their boyfriends with the caption, “4 months strong, love you babe,” I can’t help but gag a little and roll my eyes. I think to myself, "How can you love…

Why The Label 'Trophy Wife' Shouldn’t Intimidate Women

By Lauren F.
As we grow older, we live life by these so-called checkboxes that we try to fulfill in order to live a complete and bountiful life. Growing up, I was told to finish school, get a degree, get a job, have a family and settle down. Of course nowadays…

5 Ways To Have An Amazing Final Semester That Won't Leave You Unemployed Post-Graduation

By Lauren F.
It’s that time of year — after this final semester, BAM, you’re in the real world. It probably feels like just yesterday that you started your freshman year; you basically were all alone with no one but yourself to control your every decision. You…

There Are Two Types Of People In This World: Realists And Dreamers, Which Are You?

By Lauren F.
There are two types of people that you will encounter in life: the dreamers and the realists. Each type offers disparately strong beliefs, values and opinions. But classifying yourself as one of these types might be a tall order because you may…

Is Your Relationship Just A Game? How To Make Sure He Isn't In It To Break Your Heart

By Lauren F.
It’s amazing how easy some relationships seem when games aren’t involved — when you find one of those, you’re golden. It’s not like you’ve always been experienced in the world of relationships, and you probably used to (honestly, you probably still…

Forget The Small Talk: Three Rules For Women On The Prowl

By Lauren F.
So, you finally decide you're tired of going for the bad guy, and just when you catch your eye on someone hot, you find out he's gay. Or maybe you spend 10 minutes talking to someone and he later brings it to your attention that he's taken. Or you…

Why Being A Saint And A Sinner Is The Most Desirable Trait In A Woman

By Lauren F.
A woman who has found the happy medium between being both a sinner and a saint is hard to find. Obtaining these two qualities is not a lesson learned over time with experience, but rather, it is an acquired attribute, developed depending on one’s…

Keeping The Love Alive: How To Make The Honeymoon Phase Last

By Lauren F.
The person you just started dating is amazing. I’m assuming there were many reasons why you wanted to start dating that person. The first couple of months being in each other’s company just felt right. You two are inseparable. You two are the couple…

Why It’s Never A Good Idea To Lend Money To A Friend In Need

By Lauren F.
I know the title sounds harsh, but it really is never a good idea to lend money to a friend.  I have witnessed numerous encounters where my friends bickered about the exact amount of money that they owed each other even if it just came down to as…

It Is What It Is: Don't Look For Meaning In Meaningless Sex

By Lauren F.
Everyone wants his or her first time to be meaningful. Whether it is with someone you know you’ll be able to trust like a good friend, or a long-time love, it should be special. If that one first time is enjoyable and doesn’t scar you for life, you…

The 7 Foolproof Ways To Get Over Your Ex Right Now

By Lauren F.
The start of a new relationship is fulfilling. You dive into a new relationship to have someone to complete you. You search to find someone who is there for the long run; someone who is worthy, someone who will stay no matter what and who doesn’t…