Lauren Schumacker

15 Subtle Signs Your Partner Has One Foot Out The Door

It's not uncommon for people to wish they knew exactly what their partner was thinking, whether that be about if they really don't care where you go for dinner tonight or about bigger things, like if they see a future in your relationship. And althou…
By Lauren Schumacker

8 Signs Of A High-Functioning Eating Disorder

If you have a complicated relationship with food, the way your body looks, how much time you spend in the gym, or anything else related to those things, you're far from alone. Many people, men and women, struggle, at least from time to time, with how…
By Lauren Schumacker

6 Surprising Things Your OB/GYN Wishes You'd Stop Doing After You Shower

Whether you know it or not, some of your doctors likely have some serious opinions about the things that you do everyday. From before and after sex habits to eating habits, activity, the products you use, social interaction, mental health, and more, …
By Lauren Schumacker

7 Creepy Signs Your Cat Hates You

Cats have sometimes gotten a bit of a bad reputation from people who say that they're not cat people. They get called aloof, creepy, mean, temperamental, and much more. And while some people don't feel as comfortable around cats as others, just becau…
By Lauren Schumacker

7 Signs Your Place Is Haunted, According To A Psychic

If you notice that something seems "off" about your office, apartment, home, hotel room, garage, or really anywhere else, you might start to try to come up with reasons as to why you get that feeling. Maybe something's different in the space than whe…
By Lauren Schumacker

7 Surprising Things Tattoo Artists Wish You Knew After You Got A Tattoo

Getting a tattoo is a big commitment. Whether you look at it as a serious choice, in which you need to consider a variety of things before going and getting inked, or you get your tattoo on a whim, there are things that you need to know that will com…
By Lauren Schumacker

22 New Discount Codes For Parents That You'll Only Find On Romper

Shopping is great and all, but buying things that you'll need (or things that you'll love) when they're on sale and you therefore don't have to pay full-price for them is even better. As part of its newest issue, Romper's scored some big-time sales f…
By Lauren Schumacker

7 Signs Your Progesterone Levels Are Too Low

Though it's sometimes known as the "pregnancy hormone," progesterone is something that you have to deal with at other times of your life as well, not just when you might be trying to conceive. It's super important during pregnancy, that's true, but i…
By Lauren Schumacker

7 Fascinating Ways Your Body Benefits From Tattoos, According To Science

People often have opinions (with a capital O) about tattoos, whether they're in favor or against. And while there are certainly lots of personal considerations when you're thinking about getting a tattoo, like what kind of tattoo you want to get, whe…
By Lauren Schumacker

9 Weird Things Guys Only Do When Their Partner Is Away

Though you might think that you know exactly what your partner is up to whenever you're away (whether that's just a quick business trip, a full weekend away, or even longer), some of the weird things guys only do when their partner is away are a bit …
By Lauren Schumacker

If Your Mom Ever Says These 7 Things, It's Actually Abusive

For many people, the things that their mom says to them matter a lot. Her statements can really affect you, for better or for worse. And since she's human, she might not always say things that are phrased the right way, or she might let her emotions …
By Lauren Schumacker

7 Surprising Uses for CBD Oil That You Never Would Have Guessed

CBD oil continues to rise in popularity, with more people and companies looking to it to solve some of their problems and add buzz to a product label. If you've heard about a CBD oil product that you're interested in trying or just think that it migh…
By Lauren Schumacker

The 3 Signs Most Likely To Be Your Enemies, According To Your Zodiac Sign

You're just not going to get along with everyone you meet in life, unfortunately. And while there are things that you can do to try to find common ground or at least be polite when you have to deal with people that you don't like or that don't like y…
By Lauren Schumacker

7 Signs Your Partner's Anger Is Actually A Rage Disorder

Anger is a part of life. Neither you nor your partner will be happy all the time. It can also be healthy to be angry sometimes and there are healthy ways in which you can express your anger. However, you might also notice some concerning things about…
By Lauren Schumacker

15 Signs You Have An Emotionally Abusive Mom, According To Therapists

If you and your mom are best friends-close, you might not even comprehend a relationship that doesn't go that way. But the mother-daughter dynamic can be tricky, and if the two of you have a far more difficult relationship than that of the romanticiz…
By Lauren Schumacker

9 Creepiest Old Wives' Tales About Pregnancy & Birth

Unless you have experienced them before, both pregnancy and birth can feel like completely new experiences from anything you've ever been through. And while there's a lot of excitement and anticipation surrounding meeting your little one and growing …
By Lauren Schumacker

7 Surprising Things Men Think About Periods

Perhaps not entirely surprisingly, there's a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to periods. And though you might expect that men would be the only ones that are sometimes misinformed, women can also believe in period myths, particularly if…
By Lauren Schumacker

28 Celebrities You Didn't Know Are Actually Distantly Related

If you've ever taken a deep-dive into your family's past to learn more about where you might have come from, how your family got to be the way that it is, or where it is, you know that it can be pretty interesting stuff. And genealogy TV shows like W…
By Lauren Schumacker

If You Have These 7 Weird Relationship Habits, You're With The Right Person

If you've been with your partner for awhile, you probably have some, let's say, quirkier habits that the two of you share that other people might not fully understand (even if they, too have those weird relationship habits with their own partner). As…
By Lauren Schumacker

7 Things That Happen During Pregnancy That Can Determine A Baby's Personality & Intelligence

Pregnancy is eventful, there's no doubt about it, and while it can be easy to fall into a mindset of focusing on what's going on during pregnancy — and ignoring how it might affect things later on — you should still know the potential impact. Some of…
By Lauren Schumacker