Samira Behrouzan

Bio

Samira is a California native who lives to create, travel, and explore. Other than that you can find her at home playing video games, a bakery eating up a storm or at a local bar. You can follow her on Insta @samirabaerouzan

I'm Iranian-American, And This Is Why The Executive Ban Is Personal

By Samira Behrouzan
First of all, let me start off by saying I was a political science major, yet I dislike politics very much. Why? Because it's not like science or math, and ultimately there is no right or wrong answer. At the end of the day, some people will agree…

Why Dating Your Swolemate Can Lead To The Most Committed Relationship

By Samira Behrouzan
There was a point in my life when I would spend my Friday nights going to a nice dinner with my boyfriend, and then we would cap off our date with a couple of hours of video games. Then, he would forcefully wake me up at 6 am on Saturdays so we…

The Ultimate Pros And Cons List For Inviting Bae Home For The Holidays

By Samira Behrouzan
Dating, in general, is TERRIFYING. When you first choose to go down the unconventional path of taking things more seriously with someone, things are pretty nice and dandy for the first week or so. But shortly after that, things can start to get a…

5 Reasons You Need To Drop Everything And Travel By Yourself Right Now

By Samira Behrouzan
This year I took my first solo trip as an adult. I know what you're thinking. It means I probably had to sit at a nice Italian dinner in the middle of nowhere (Cabo to be exact) and watch all the cute couples make out while the only action I could…

Losing My Brother To Schizophrenia Pushed Me To Get Over My Fears

By Samira Behrouzan
From the outside, people assume that I live a charmed life, one that has been seamless, perfect and pure. It's not their fault; I live my life to the fullest and don't allow anything to affect my happiness. It isn't until they notice the tattoo on…

4 Reasons You're Wrong To Think Nice Girls Never Get The Best Guys

By Samira Behrouzan
There's something wrong with me. No seriously. I suffocate the people I adore with immense amounts of love and random gifts. It took me a while to realize it, but now I know: I have Mother Teresa syndrome. Recently my best friend hosted an…

Women Reveal The 7 Things They Want Guys To Do In Bed

By Samira Behrouzan
Recently, I asked a bunch of my guy friends what they wanted more of from a woman in the bedroom. Since I'm all about playing fair, this past weekend, I decided to return the favor. I want to help all the lovely gents in this world get to the bottom…

The 5 Different Types Of Love We All Experience, According To 'Faded' DJ Zhu

By Samira Behrouzan
Oh, Zhu. He's the artist who captured our hearts and souls with “Faded,” which became a hit in clubs and bars all over the world. Just recently, the talented artist released his album "GenerationWhy," and the songs have a simple, straightforward…

4 Ways Online Dating Holds You Back Without Even Realizing It

By Samira Behrouzan
I used to be on every online dating app. I would spend hours every day swiping right and left, only to end up matching with people who seemed to fall into one of two categories: either wanting a four-second love interest, or a pen pal. I've never…

We Need To Talk About This One Thing In 'The Bachelorette' Finale Preview

By Samira Behrouzan
"The Bachelorette" finale is almost here, and we will all finally see the end of JoJo's love saga. But, there's a major issue we all missed in the preview of the final episode. I can't help but notice 90 percent of us have completely ignored how…

Make The Most Of A Santa Monica Pier Concert With These Easy Tips

By Samira Behrouzan
Are you a music lover? A festival junkie? Or just a sucker for a beach picnic with your friends? Then the summer concerts held at the Santa Monica Pier are for you. Every Thursday, the pier hosts a show with a variety of artists. The concert ends at…

3 Ways JoJo From 'The Bachelorette' Can Teach Us To Find Love

By Samira Behrouzan
I never thought in a million years I would be so invested in a show like "The Bachelorette." I think I'm drawn to it because a) I have no love life, and b) I'm a cynical, hopeless romantic who believes in love but also doesn't think I'll ever find…

5 Things You Need To Buy On Your First Trip To A Sex Shop

By Samira Behrouzan
I went to a sex shop for the first time recently, and it was something out of a dream. It was like I had stepped inside a whole new world akin to Narnia. No, I'm just kidding. It looked like every other store I had ever been into except instead of…

4 Reasons You'll Never Be Able To Have 'Just Sex' With An Ex

By Samira Behrouzan
We're all guilty of fantasizing about having sex with a former lover from time to time. If you don't think about your ex in any way at any given time and have completely disconnected yourself from them without being in a new relationship or having a…

5 Reasons Women Make Guys Wait, Even If We Want To Sleep With You

By Samira Behrouzan
My guy friends have been asking me for quite some time why women make them wait for a certain number of dates or a specific amount of time before they get intimate. I wanted to answer the question honestly, so I enlisted the help of my amazing…

Guys Reveal The 7 Things They Want You To Do In The Bedroom

By Samira Behrouzan
Today, I had the honor of asking my closest guy friends what they'd like from women in bed, so I could give all you beautiful ladies some real insight instead of making shit up. The responses I got were hilarious, but it is slightly weird and…

5 Life Lessons We Can Learn From The Season 6 Finale Of 'Game Of Thrones'

By Samira Behrouzan
This has easily been the craziest season of "Game of Thrones" since we began the journey five years ago. I have already re-watched the finale twice this week, and given I'm a person who hates repetition and can't even watch the same movie twice,…

This One Facebook Feature Is The Reason We Can't Escape Our Exes

By Samira Behrouzan
This morning, I woke up, got ready for work and stopped into one of my favorite local breakfast spots. Considering I was alone and didn't want to look like a total creep, I began my morning routine of lurking, stalking, Instagramming and…