Rebecca Strong

Rebecca is a Boston-based part-time Dating Writer at Elite Daily. She enjoys block heel shoes, bold zinfandels, bright pink lipstick, and breakfast any time of day. When she's not writing, she's likely singing or playing keys. To follow her music (and progress on her debut album), follow her on Instagram at @_bstrong.

Dunkin' Is Offering Free Lyft Rides On Black Friday, So Get Your Caffeine Before You Shop

ByRebecca Strong
Black Friday and espresso go together like wine and The Bachelor, folks: They just make sense. And luckily, Dunkin’ is making darn sure you’re well caffeinated for your deal-hunting this year. Just in time for the launch of their new espresso menu,…

The New Dunkin' Holiday Menu Includes Doughnuts That Are Perfect To Bring To Friendsgiving

ByRebecca Strong
There are a few things that get me through the brutal Boston winters: my windproof goose-down parka with a vegan fur-hood, my Beats Pro headphones that conveniently double as earmuffs, and a piping hot seasonal bev — specifically, from my caffeine…

A Mom-umental New Study Says Your Mother’s Love Life Can Affect Your Own

ByRebecca Strong
You already know that you got your mother’s unruly hair, her stubborn nature, and her green thumb. Now it's time to take a step back to consider your your mother’s love life. According to a new study just published in PLoSOne, mom may have passed on…

5 Women Reveal The Worst Thing A Family Member Said To Their Partner Over Thanksgiving Dinner

ByRebecca Strong
Thanksgiving: The holiday that presents the perfect opportunity to bust out your leggings, stuff your face, reunite with fam, and oh — survive some seriously awkward moments with your significant other. What pairs with pumpkin pie quite like a…

3 Signs Your High School Relationship May End Over Thanksgiving Break

ByRebecca Strong
So, you’re one exam away from freedom, mom is busting out her famous stuffing recipe, and you’re counting down the hours until you reunite with your high school besties over some cider. The only snag? You can’t shake this sinking feeling that your…

6 Questions To Ask Your Partner’s Family On Thanksgiving If You’re Meeting Them For The First Time

ByRebecca Strong
No matter how self-confident you are, meeting your partner’s family for the first time on Thanksgiving can feel intimidating AF. Are you supposed to bring them a gift? What if politics come up at the table (shudder)? And WTF could you and Uncle Gary…

5 People Share Thanksgiving Day Date Horror Stories That Are Sure To Rock The Gravy Boat

ByRebecca Strong
Ah, Thanksgiving. At it’s best, it’s filled with laughter, mind-blowing pie and good old-fashioned family bonding. At its worst, it’s awkward AF — particularly when you add a date to the mix. Bringing someone home, whether a new boo or a long-time…

If Your Fam Won't Stop Comparing Your Partner To Your Ex This Thanksgiving, Here's What To Do

ByRebecca Strong
“Nick always did the dishes for us when he came to dinner.” “Remember Kayla’s banana bread? It’s too bad Hailey can’t bake.” “What kind of a job is that? Mark had a real career.” There’s truly nothing worse than a family member pitting your current…

How To Tell Someone You’re Casually Dating That You've Caught Feelings, According To Experts

ByRebecca Strong
Feelings are a funny thing — they’re unpredictable, uncontrollable and intangible. One day, you’re in a casual situation with a cutie and perfectly content with the carefree conditions. The next, you’re fantasizing about your destination wedding in…

8 People Share Locations On Their College Campus Hookup Bucket List & I Need A Hall Pass

ByRebecca Strong
Real talk: Getting physical in college means getting creative. Between roommates and busy class schedules, it isn’t always easy to make a hookup happen. That doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself, of course. It’s simply a matter of thinking…

4 Signs You Should Bring Your SO Home For Thanksgiving, Because It's Much Ado About Stuffing

ByRebecca Strong
Along with making it official, uttering those three little words for the first time, and moving in together, meeting the parents can be undoubtedly one of the major milestones in a relationship. In a serious relationship, it’s essentially inevitable…

Here's Why Thanksgiving Is A Good Time To Bring Someone Home To Meet Your Family, According To An Expert

ByRebecca Strong
There’s no denying that introducing bae to your fam can be a big deal. Will your older brother approve? Will your mom share embarrassing photos from the fourth grade (curse you, bowl cut)? Will your SO get dad's quirky puns? Of course, timing can be…

5 Fall Dates To Make You Feel Like You’re In A Romantic Comedy

ByRebecca Strong
Summer may come with skin-baring outfits, thrilling flings, patio cocktails, and longer days, but I’m here to boldly claim that there's a better season when it comes to romance. With so many fall date ideas to choose from, there's honestly no…

This Celebrity-Approved Condom Helps Prevent HIV While Raising Money To Save Lives

ByRebecca Strong
What if I told you that using a particular condom could help save lives? It may sound too good to be true, but the Durex Red Condom protects against HIV while also raising money to fight the disease — and not only that, but buyers can fight both…

4 Tips For Feeling More Confident When Telling Someone How You Feel

ByRebecca Strong
If you’d have asked high school me to rate the difficulty level of telling someone how I feel, I’d probably have put it on par with taking a statistics exam. It’s scary, you never feel fully prepared, and worst of all, you don’t know how it’s going…
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5 Newlyweds Reveal How They Chose Their Venue & I'm Moving In ASAP

ByRebecca Strong
Along with the date and the dress, the setting is arguably one of the most important aspects a bride and groom must decide on when planning their wedding. From a rustic barn to a balmy private beach or a family member’s backyard, there is certainly…

8 Women Reveal The One Activity That Got Them Through A Breakup & It's Inspiring

ByRebecca Strong
For some, the best way to go are regular sweat sessions to get out the aggression and get the endorphins pumping. For others, reorganizing the apartment helps them to regain a sense of order amidst emotional chaos. When it comes to getting through a…

If You Love Swiping From Your Couch, Try These 4 Lazy Girl Life Hacks For Using Dating Apps

ByRebecca Strong
Serial swipers know this: there are both perks and pitfalls to using dating apps. Not all matches lead to romance, but the chance that one could keeps us eagerly swiping away. While — just as with dating IRL — using dating apps comes with dead-end…

4 Lazy Girl Life Hacks For Being An Amazing Girlfriend — Trust Me, You'll Thank Me Later

ByRebecca Strong
Maybe it’s how you always remember to buy your partner’s favorite foods when you go to the grocery store. Maybe it’s the way you rub their back while they’re falling asleep. Maybe it’s how you manage to send a well-timed encouraging text just when…

This Is What Happens In Your Brain When You're Falling Out Of Love

ByRebecca Strong
“Sometimes I have the urge to just throw him across the room — like, as far away from me as possible. That’s a bad sign, right?” My girlfriend asked me this over 22-ounce Blue Moons, while expressing doubts about her current boo. “Well, it’s not…