My Advice? Always Get His Last Name.

Lauren Warliga
4 min readOct 2, 2021
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My friend Jill has been casually seeing a man for over a year and a half. She doesn’t know his last name. She refuses to ask him for it, has inspected his incoming magazines and attempted to peek at his driver’s license to no avail, and I find this so oddly mysterious.

Why is getting a full name important when dating, aside from making sure at least one good friend has it scribbled somewhere in case…

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Lauren Warliga

Lauren brings insight and humor to weight gain, parenting, work, divorce, and bad dates. She lives in NC with her husband, kids, dogs, goats, chickens, & ducks.