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…

Lauren Warliga

Lauren brings insight and humor to weight gain, relationships, parenting, work, divorce, and bad dates. She lives in NC with her two kids and three dogs.