Laura Dean Will Make You Dump Your Hot Trash Relationships

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I don’t know how many times I shouted, “Dump her sorry tail!” in my mind while I was reading Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me.

Teen protagonist Frederica Riley has an on and off relationship with Laura Dean, one of the most popular girls in school. It’s a mess!

The couple supposedly went out together for a school dance. Freddy catches Laura messing around with another girl. Later, Laura invites Freddy to a house party at her place. Freddy only winds up alone drowning in a sea of strangers.

Sounds like the perfect relationship, doesn’t it?

Eisner winning author Mariko Tamaki created a great teen comic exposing relationships you shouldn’t tolerate.

Love should feel warm, comforting, exciting, safe, and downright peaceful. It shouldn’t be fearful or stressful. When you’re thinking about your significant other, your stomach shouldn’t be swirling with anxiety.

If you’re dealing with rounds of “ghosting,” on and off drama, and wasted tears, it’s time to stop.

Haha, What is a Boyfriend?

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Laura Dean reminded me of a time I thought I had a boyfriend, my first legit one, to be exact. Nowadays, I don’t know what the heck he was.

This guy (let’s call him Frank) loved to hang out, cuddle, and make me laugh. On the other hand, he barely held my hand out in public, like he was afraid to do so. He had a difficult time explaining to other people what I was to him.

Um, I’m your girl? WTF?

I forgave Frank for his actions way too much, even the time when he said he’d visit me during our school summer break. He never did.

Frank barely responded to my texts and Facebook messages. Next thing I know, he announces he is in a relationship with another girl on Facebook, showing off pictures and everything. The news hurt like 10 million hells.

Somehow, I still managed to be friendly to Frank. He had some lame tail explanation of what was going on between him and the new girl. All I did was sit and smile with my hands folded on my lap.

I was seeing red the whole time he spoke, but I managed to keep my composure.

A few years later, I decided it was time to stop being “friends” with him. I felt free when I let him go.

Conclusion

“Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me” by Mariko Tamaki & Rosemary Valero O’Connell (via Amazon)

Reading Laura Dean will make you dump your hot trash relationships. You deserve real love.

Spoiler Alert: Freddy finally gains confidence and deletes Laura from her life once and for all.

If you’re dealing with the same garbage, you should too.

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