Lindsey Lazarte

Lindsey is a Digital Advertising Professional and Freelance Writer based in New York City. In her spare time, she enjoys running, traveling, and drinking ridiculous amounts of coffee.

Why People Who Always Know What They Want Suck At Casual Dating

ByLindsey Lazarte
For certain people, dating can be exciting, fun and full of adventure. Unfortunately, for others, it can be frustrating, confusing and full of anxiety. If you're like me, then you associate it with the more negative aspects. Although I do agree…

How To Deal When You Actually Miss Your Ex, Not Just The Idea Of Him

ByLindsey Lazarte
With the abundance of articles written about love and the loss of love, I've noticed one common theme throughout most of these articles: the author just wants readers to get over their losses and move on already. But for writers to urge their…

How Dating Apps Have Made It Impossible For Us To Be Monogamous

ByLindsey Lazarte
As if technology hasn’t already made us crazy enough, the creation of social dating apps has taken it one step further for all of us single people out there in the dating realm. Modern dating in our day and age can be pretty brutal. If you didn’t…

7 Unwanted Realizations You Have When Your First Friend Gets Hitched

ByLindsey Lazarte
This past weekend, I was a bridesmaid in my best friend’s wedding. Although I’ve already been to numerous ceremonies, this was the first one to really affect me. They were the first couple in my group of friends to tie the knot, and it was also the…

Age Is Just A Number: 25 Ways You're Never Too Old To Live Life Right

ByLindsey Lazarte
Age can always be a sensitive topic for people. Usually, the first thing we want to know about a person is, "How old are you?" Once we receive an answer, we often pass judgment or make assumptions about the person based on his or her age. We often…

How My Father's Sacrifices For My Family Inspire Me Every Day

ByLindsey Lazarte
A little over a month ago, I departed for my very first trip to the Philippines with my mother, father and sister. This had been a long-anticipated trip for many years, and it had always seemed nearly impossible due to our constant conflict in…

7 Reasons Why It's Damn Near Impossible To Find Love In New York City

ByLindsey Lazarte
For decades, New York City has reigned the tops of lists of places to visit in the world. People come from all over just to see those bright city lights. And, with everything it has to offer, how could you resist? It's the city that never sleeps and…

You're Good Enough: 5 Reasons You Don’t Need Anyone Else’s Opinion

ByLindsey Lazarte
Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” When I first heard this quote, I didn’t quite grasp the meaning behind it. I understood what it meant, but it didn't resonate with me until recently. I’ve always…

What The Boston Marathon Taught Us About Overcoming Tragedy

ByLindsey Lazarte
I’ve always had a very deep and meaningful connection with running. It carried me throughout my middle school, high school, college and post-college years; it's followed me even up to this very day. When I was younger, I always dreamed of working…

Distant Love: What It's Like To Struggle Through An International Relationship

ByLindsey Lazarte
Over a year ago, I fell in love with a French guy. He was a complete stranger, and I said hello to him in the Times Square subway station in New York City. Initially, I had absolutely no idea he was French; I just thought he was cute. From that…

Why Your Online Self Should Align With Your In-Person Self

ByLindsey Lazarte
There’s nothing worse than being disappointed when your expectations don’t align with reality. Unfortunately, this happens all too often now when it comes to human connection. The Internet has allowed us to create somewhat of an alter ego in the…

You Are What You Eat: 5 Ways My Healthy Diet Made My Life Better

ByLindsey Lazarte
When I was in college, I was a typical stressed-out, over-worked student who didn't prioritize health as one of my main concerns. I didn't take a healthy diet into consideration and I figured that since I was young, I could get away with…

Why Love Is The Most Delicate, Difficult And Dear Aspect Of Life

ByLindsey Lazarte
Contrary to the popular belief that, “Love conquers all,” sometimes it just doesn't hold up in reality. I don’t mean to sound like a bitter, anti-love pessimist, but the harsh truth of the matter is, sometimes, love just isn't enough to sustain a…

Happiness, As Defined By Millennials, Doesn't Look Like It Used To

ByLindsey Lazarte
If you take a look back at the generations before us, it's easy to notice many key differences, like our views on life, how we work and how we communicate. Many Millennials have a burning desire to chase their dreams. We take more risks, think in…

The Breakup Process: How The 5 Stages Of Grief Apply To Lost Love

ByLindsey Lazarte
What do you do when you're in a relationship that's clearly not working, but neither of you have the guts to pull the plug? The obvious answer is for one of the parties to just suck it up and say those two dreadful words: “It’s over.” Why is that so…

I Was Already Getting Over You After The First Time We Broke Up…

ByLindsey Lazarte
People often say the time it takes to get over someone is half of the time of the actual relationship. Well, what if you’ve broken up so many times you can’t even calculate how long the relationship collectively lasted? How many breakups does it…

How Dating Someone Just Like You Can Truly Open Your Eyes

ByLindsey Lazarte
All of my past serious boyfriends have always been the complete opposite of me. They have been strictly Type B personalities -- you know, laid back, easy going, stress-free. Logically, I thought this would be the perfect pair to my ill-tempered and…

Why You Should Say Hello To The Cute Guy You Were Staring At

ByLindsey Lazarte
Have you ever heard the phrase, “A stranger is just a friend you haven’t met yet?” Well, it’s extremely accurate; just think about your very first work friend. You had no idea who he or she really was or what he or she is like. He or she is just a…