Rebecca Strong

After graduating college with a BA in Screenwriting, Rebecca moved to the heart of Hollywood. But it only took six months for her to realize that her heart was back in Boston: the city that loves to sleep, where the bars close at 2 a.m. and the temperature fluctuates 40 degrees day to day. When she's not writing full time for a content marketing agency, Rebecca can be found nursing a generous glass of shiraz with her eyes glued to the Bruins game or dominating the dance floor with moves from her glory days as hip hop team co-captain.

You're Not Dramatic: The Proven Benefits Of Using Therapy To Get Over A Breakup

ByRebecca Strong
Welcome to the Ex Games: a content series about love lost. Whether it's the realization things need to end, the act of rejection, the reality of being single, or the resurrection that is moving on, the Ex Games has every stage of a breakup…

25 Women Reveal The Craziest Thing They've Ever Done To Get Over A Breakup

ByRebecca Strong
Welcome to the Ex Games: a content series about love lost. Whether it's the realization things need to end, the act of rejection, the reality of being single, or the resurrection that is moving on, the Ex Games has every stage of a breakup…

The 5 Stages Of Watching Your Ex Move On Before You Via Social Media

ByRebecca Strong
Welcome to the Ex Games: a content series about love lost. Whether it's the realization things need to end, the act of rejection, the reality of being single, or the resurrection that is moving on, the Ex Games has every stage of a breakup…

Chronic Monogamy: The Negative Side Of Never Being Single

ByRebecca Strong
Welcome to the Ex Games: a content series about love lost. Whether it's the realization things need to end, the act of rejection, the reality of being single, or the resurrection that is moving on, the Ex Games has every stage of a breakup…

4 Ways Women Are More Like Men Than You Think

ByRebecca Strong
There are a lot of generalizations out there about women. As with any sweeping statement, some may have a kernel of truth, while others are vastly overblown. Perhaps we are, as a general rule, the more emotionally-driven gender. But, do we all…

3 Life Mantras That Will Help You Dodge Disappointment In Your 20s

ByRebecca Strong
They say the best way to learn is simply by making mistakes. If that's the case, I’m life’s valedictorian. The past few years haven’t been easy. In fact, the years between 20 and 25 have felt somewhat akin to stumbling through a pitch-black cave,…

4 Signs You've Settled For Someone Who Is Less Than You Deserve

ByRebecca Strong
It was about seven months ago when Lily and I had a sudden realization. A lot of girls we knew were in relationships, and while we complained plenty about being single, it dawned on us: We wouldn't trade places with any one of them. Let's make a…

The Downside To People Pleasing: Your Depletion Of Self-Worth And How To Get It Back

ByRebecca Strong
Confession: I used to be a whore... for approval. My unconscious mission was getting everyone to like me and for the most part, I actually succeeded. Fortunately, I've managed to ditch my role as a doormat, but it took me a long time to get here. It…

5 Stupid Things A Guy Can Do To Make A Woman Lose All Respect For Him

ByRebecca Strong
A woman’s respect is like virginity: Once you lose it, you’re basically never getting it back. However, while you were probably eager to get rid of your V-card, you definitely don’t want to lose her admiration. Let me be the first to tell you that…

5 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn While Under The Influence

ByRebecca Strong
I’m fully aware that what I’m about to say is going to raise a few eyebrows and more likely, seem like a questionable justification for the typical 20-something’s imbibing habits. However, I truly believe there are certain lessons you can learn when…

Expiration Dating: 3 Ways To Deal With The Bad Timing Of Your Romantic Relationship

ByRebecca Strong
It’s either a blessing or a curse, depending on how you look at it. For some inexplicable reason, you’ve managed to fall for someone who's just passing through on his or her way toward somewhere else, or someone who has plans to move away. I’m…

The Unattainable Urge To Always Want What We Can't Have

ByRebecca Strong
When you were told you couldn’t have a toy as a kid, the tantrum was inevitable; you wanted it even more than before. When you were a teenager and your parents said you couldn’t have alcohol, it only fueled your defiant desire to drink. As a…

The 20 Defining Traits Of The Real Modern Man

ByRebecca Strong
I once dated a guy who was obsessed with the notion of masculinity. What did it look like? How did one embody it? Is it possible to exhibit the characteristics and still make a mean lemon meringue? I found a Google search in his history on the…

5 Habits Really Healthy People Don't Have

ByRebecca Strong
Attention Gen-Y: Your nutritional ignorance is showing. At some point in your 20s, you became aware of what you were putting in your body. Whether it’s realizing that your metabolism just isn’t what it used to be, or simply an epiphany that you are,…

No Worries: 5 Things All 20-Somethings Need To Stop Freaking Out About

ByRebecca Strong
Whoever said that one’s 20s are supposed to be the best time in life must have had a few loose screws. That’s not to say there aren’t some pretty notable perks to these years, but all the freedom can strike some serious fear. Completely vulnerable,…

Are You A Masochist? The Psychology Behind Stalking On Social Media

ByRebecca Strong
mas·och·ism noun \ˈma-sə-ˌki-zəm: enjoyment of pain : pleasure that someone gets from being abused or hurt You know the feeling: sudden nausea, accelerated heart rate, wishing you could instantly erase the memory or merely pretend you didn't see it.…

The 5 Archaic Rules Of Dating That You Need To Start Breaking

ByRebecca Strong
Something really alarming dawned on me the year I turned 24, namely that I had been going about this whole dating thing entirely wrong. As someone who thrives on logical list making, planning, pre-calculating and sticking to strategies that lead to…