Laura Herndon

Mom, advocate & writer. Creator of Rants of a Virgo, an essay site.

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Laura Herndon

Here’s Why Toxic Posivity Is So Dangerous

There’s nothing wrong with optimism. It’s a beautiful concept that has gotten me through some dark circumstances. However, what never helped was friends and family and their “positive vibes only” attitudes.

In Today’s World Of Modern Dating, You’re More Than Enough

As a society, we’ve been conditioned to believe that it’s normal to “not care” or to be the “cool girl.” We’re taught not to demand anything from people or have high standards, because if we do, we are viewed as needy. So, how exactly did we create a dating culture where we don’t value connections, but we swipe right?

These Days, I Think Of You

Sometimes love stories are short stories, but that doesn’t mean there’s any less passion or kindness or love in those pages.