• Alexia LaFata in Dating

    The 7 Signs Ben And Lauren Were Never Going To Make It, As Told By Experts

    The 7 Signs Ben And Lauren Were Never Going To Make It, As Told By Experts

    The somewhat inevitable has finally happened: “The Bachelor” Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell have broken up. Yes, we’re all half-ironically/half-seriously heartbroken over this, but all diehard fans knew that Ben and Lauren’s relationship wasn’t exactly the greatest. Lauren struggled with jealousy over JoJo, and Ben didn’t express an interest in getting married any time soon, which really upset Lauren since he, um, proposed. […]
  • Alexia LaFata in Dating

  • Alexia LaFata in Dating

    5 Things To Say During The First 5 Minutes Of A Tinder Date To Make It Less Awkward

    5 Things To Say During The First 5 Minutes Of A Tinder Date To Make It Less Awkward

    Going on a date is always nerve-wracking. But it’s even more nerve-wracking when your date is a literal stranger from the internet. Will he look like his pictures? Will the chemistry you had on the app messenger system translate to real life? Is he actually going to be a serial killer? It’s challenging to know how to start […]
  • Alexia LaFata on Love Hurts

    Sorry Ladies, Guys Are Turned Off By Your Witty Personality If You’re Not Hot

    Sorry Ladies, Guys Are Turned Off By Your Witty Personality If You’re Not Hot

    They say looks aren’t everything when it comes to dating. For the most part, this is certainly true. Being physically attractive can only do so much for you if you’re boring, vapid or unintelligent. We have all fallen for the trap of believing that someone is perfect simply because of how hot they were, only to later […]
  • Alexia LaFata in TV

    A Ranking Of The Best And Worst Guys From ‘Girls’ To Have A One-Night Stand With

    A Ranking Of The Best And Worst Guys From ‘Girls’ To Have A One-Night Stand With

    The last ever episode of “Girls” airs this Sunday at 10 pm on HBO. No doubt, this show has changed the way this generation is perceived (think: whiny, entitled, narcissistic, selfish… the list goes on and on) and the way it perceives the world, sparking think pieces about realistic sex, nudity and what it means to […]
  • Alexia LaFata in Social News

    This Teen Sold Her Virginity For $2 Million To A Businessman From An Escort Site

    This Teen Sold Her Virginity For $2 Million To A Businessman From An Escort Site

    An 18-year-old girl named Aleexandra Kefren has sold her virginity to a businessman online for 2.3 million Euros ($2.4 million), according to Metro. Kefren had been auctioning off her virginity for months on Cinderella Escorts, a “world-famous” escort agency website, when an unnamed Chinese businessman offered her this absurdly high amount. She said she has even already spoken to her “buyer” on […]
  • Alexia LaFata in News

    This Text Conversation Doubles As A PSA For Rape Culture And It’s Pretty Scary

    This Text Conversation Doubles As A PSA For Rape Culture And It’s Pretty Scary

    It is impossible to deny the power of language. One of the biggest, most powerful things language does is that it dictates what’s normal in our culture. In the case of talking about rape and sexual assault, language is especially important. If you’re not careful, you could perpetuate so many damaging stereotypes that prevent women from coming […]
  • Alexia LaFata in News

    Dozens Of People Watched Teen Girl Get Raped On FB Live And Did Nothing To Stop It

    Dozens Of People Watched Teen Girl Get Raped On FB Live And Did Nothing To Stop It

    Six people sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl from Chicago on Facebook Live this past Sunday, while as many as 40 people watched and did not report it. The high school freshman was last seen Sunday morning, after her uncle Reginald King dropped her off at her home. The two had spent the weekend watching basketball, having pizza and going to church. […]
  • Alexia LaFata in Social News

    Dad Mistakenly Sends Graphic Text About Colonoscopy To Co-Worker Instead Of GF

    Dad Mistakenly Sends Graphic Text About Colonoscopy To Co-Worker Instead Of GF

    If there’s one text message you don’t want to send accidentally to your co-worker, it is the results of your colonoscopy. At least, that’s what this dad learned on Monday. Fred (not his real name) had a routine colonoscopy done last week. During the procedure, doctors found a polyp that they wanted to test for […]
  • Alexia LaFata on Love Hurts

    Woman Dying Of Cancer Pens Heartfelt Essay About Leaving Her Dreamy Husband Behind

    Woman Dying Of Cancer Pens Heartfelt Essay About Leaving Her Dreamy Husband Behind

    The New York Times’ Modern Love section is one of my favorite things on the internet. The column has produced dozens and dozens of beautiful, moving personal essays from real people about the struggles and triumphs of loving in the modern age. These are a few of the many, many, many essays that have made me ugly cry […]
  • Alexia LaFata on Off The Grid

    My College Spring Break Was Exactly Like The Movies And I Absolutely Hated It

    My College Spring Break Was Exactly Like The Movies And I Absolutely Hated It

    Undercooked hot dogs. Fruity drinks with too much sugar and no alcohol. People purposely making themselves vomit by drinking (aka poisoning themselves with) the water. These are just a few of the things I experienced on my ~spring break~ adventure in Cancun, Mexico in the spring of 2015. Giphy When you think of spring break, you might envision groups of college kids running around […]
  • Alexia LaFata on Let's Talk About Sex

    You Can Now ‘Talk’ To Christian Grey On Facebook Messenger And It Feels So Realistic

    You Can Now ‘Talk’ To Christian Grey On Facebook Messenger And It Feels So Realistic

    “Fifty Shades Darker” is officially out in theaters, and you know what that means: Groups of thirsty AF girls will gather into theaters across America, disguising their animalistic desires to watch soft-core porn on the big screen as a “fun gal’s night out!” No shame, ladies. No shame. Personally, I love the “Fifty Shades” series. I spent my spring break senior […]