Lauren Martin on Love Hurts

The Scientific Difference Between Love And Lust

The Scientific Difference Between Love And Lust

Does he love me or just want to lust me? People say that lust leads to love, but I think it usually leads to a night of hot sex. Contrary to popular belief, sex isn't an indicator of love. Sex is just sex. It's an important part of every romantic relationship, but that’s it. In fact, I don't think […]

Lauren Martin on Love Hurts

Why Some Women Are Better Off Being Single Than In A Relationship

Why Some Women Are Better Off Being Single Than In A Relationship

The more powerful one in the relationship is the one less afraid of being single. –Lauren Martin Yes, I just quoted myself. I remember saying it, too. It was to a friend who was fighting with her boyfriend. I told her that worst comes to worst, they just break up. She had been in the […]

Lauren Martin on Let's Talk About Sex

There's An Actual Type Of Person You Have One-Night Stands With

There's An Actual Type Of Person You Have One-Night Stands With

I have this friend — Hannah*. Hannah doesn't like to go to bed alone, at least that's what she said after kicking out the guy with the Adidas flip-flops we all told her not to hook up with. Sometimes, depending on where we are and who she's talking to, she says it's because she's lonely. […]

Lauren Martin on Just The Way You Are

Why ‘Crazy’ In A Woman Is A F*cking Good Thing

Why ‘Crazy’ In A Woman Is A F*cking Good Thing

Are you with a woman who scares the sh*t out of you? Are you with a girl strong enough to speak her mind and stand up for her beliefs? Are you dating someone who surprises you every day? Then you're probably with a crazy girl. Crazy girls get a bad rap. They're the eccentrics. They have […]

Lauren Martin on Just The Way You Are

Why Ballet Dancers Work Harder, Love Stronger And Live Better

Why Ballet Dancers Work Harder, Love Stronger And Live Better

Did you know that the injury rate among professional dancers in Britain is 80 percent? That prima ballerina Anastasia Volochkova — who was fired by the Bolshoi Ballet for being too “heavy” — was 110 pounds? That the pain threshold of ballerinas is three times higher than that of non-ballerinas? That the annual wage, in […]

Lauren Martin on Love Hurts

7 Things You’ll Never Have To Do For The Person You’re Meant To Be With

7 Things You’ll Never Have To Do For The Person You’re Meant To Be With

There’s a lot of speculation over when we’ve actually found “the one.” But there’s no exact science to love. There’s no formula, checklist or set of tests to decipher if you’ve finally met your soulmate. Unfortunately, it all comes down to gut feeling. Following your gut, however, can be difficult. With all those distractions and […]

Lauren Martin in Money

Statistics Say These Four Skills Make The Most Successful Businessmen

Statistics Say These Four Skills Make The Most Successful Businessmen

There are two types of people in this world: those with a high IQ and those with a high EQ. We always hear about those with high IQs, like Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs and Elon Musk. But what about those playing for the other side? What about those with a high EQ, the billionaires, CEOs […]

Lauren Martin on Love Hurts

The Science Behind Why We Actually Love Being Called ‘Baby’

The Science Behind Why We Actually Love Being Called ‘Baby’

Baby, baby, baby. Doesn't that word just make you feel all warm inside? Like your heart is about to be swallowed by your soul? Like you could curl up in a ball and fall asleep on a warm cloud of good feelings? Well, oddly, the word does do something to the female brain. It releases […]

Lauren Martin on Love Hurts

The 12 Things You Miss From Your Breakup…That Aren't Him

The 12 Things You Miss From Your Breakup…That Aren't Him

I’ve watched a lot of friends go through breakups over the past year (is it me or is there something in the air?), and what I can conclusively say is that no matter how sad or heartbroken they were, it was never just the man they were missing. Of course, many of the girls who […]

Lauren Martin on Love Hurts

If Your Girlfriend Doesn't Argue With You, She Probably Doesn't Love You

If Your Girlfriend Doesn't Argue With You, She Probably Doesn't Love You

Men don't live in the real world; they live in a fantasy world. And one of those fantasies is tight lips. That’s right. Men think the ideal woman is a silent one. They’ve drawn up elaborate fantasies in which on their arm is the perfect, silent girlfriend who goes along with everything they say and never, […]

Lauren Martin on Love Hurts

Why You Need To Fall In Love 6 Times Before You Get Married

Why You Need To Fall In Love 6 Times Before You Get Married

There are a lot of theories about love out there. According to Women’s Health, you need to kiss 15 guys and fall in love twice before finding “the one.” Another source says you'll fall in love with between two and five men before you get married. The statistics might not be full proof, but the common thread is you're […]

Lauren Martin in Life

If You Know What You're Doing In Your 20s, You're Doing Something Wrong

If You Know What You're Doing In Your 20s, You're Doing Something Wrong

There's some false advertising out in the adult world. With all its happy hours and bottomless brunches, there's some stuff that isn't being said. First, there are taxes — which, like death, seem like something that will never touch you, but become real very quickly. There’s also the element of the unknown, since death can strike randomly, and […]