Monthly archive July, 2012
I Love You, Too... Much: The Fine Line between Love and Obsession

I Love You, Too… Much: The Fine Line between Love and Obsession

Whether you are in the beginning or the middle of a relationship, go to school together or are long distance, you are at risk of becoming (dun dun dun) obsessed with your boyfriend.  What a great feeling it is to like someone and have them like you back just as much!  Sometimes, we just can’t...
Meet Our Summer 2012 Interns!

Meet Our Summer 2012 Interns!

It’s no secret, but our interns at Love Twenty are pretty fabulous. And the best part? They’re from all over the United States! (Major perk of being an online mag!) Now you get the chance to meet them. And, we think you’ll love them just as much as we do. Editorial: Alexa Johnson is a...
In the Spotlight: Anne Hathaway

In the Spotlight: Anne Hathaway

There are so many reasons to be in love with Anne Hathaway, who co-stars alongside Christian Bale in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises.  While this film is the end of the epic trilogy, fans, both male and female alike, have become entranced in Anne Hathaway and her portrayal of Selina Kyle (otherwise known to...
The Bare Necessities for College

The Bare Necessities for College

School is rapidly approaching for students across the country and, if you are anything like me during my first year of college, you are probably stressing out about all the things you need for the upcoming year.  Before you sprain your wrist from too much credit card swiping action, it would be useful to know...
My 10 Commandments of Dating

My 10 Commandments of Dating

I am notorious these days for thinking my mother is always right. Perhaps this is what happens when you graduate, mature and start acting like an adult. Don’t get me wrong, I am not the perfect and obedient daughter that statement might portray. My mother and I spent most of my teenage years yelling and...
Interview With Hannah Brencher, Founder of "The World Needs More Love Letters"

Interview With Hannah Brencher, Founder of “The World Needs More Love Letters”

Long before the ability to write a quick email and press send, there were these magical things that were written and delivered straight to the recipient’s front door. These simple and beautiful messages bring smiles to people’s faces that an inbox full of junk mail can’t possibly do. Now, because of Hannah Brencher, founder of...
Why Girls Keep Going Back to Boys Who Hurt Them

Why Girls Keep Going Back to Boys Who Hurt Them

I feel like I’m channeling my inner Carrie Bradshaw as I write about this (so Sex And The City.) I’ve noticed this little issue with several girls I know. They fall for a guy, the relationship is fun… and then things turn south, leaving the girl with a heartbreak. He’s mean to her, he ignores...
Your Handbook to the Best Discounts Online

Your Handbook to the Best Discounts Online

Awhile ago, I confessed to having an addiction to discount shopping, and this week, I’d like to continue with some further advice about savvy purchasing, but focus on what many consider the most dangerous addiction: online shopping. Online shopping is not your worst nightmare. It can be tricky, but if you follow my guidelines, you...
Teen Choice Awards Fashion Wrap

Teen Choice Awards Fashion Wrap

The Teen Choice Awards are a special kind of award show. The kind where the titles mean nothing, the votes come from tweens and teens (aged 13-19), the awards are giant surfboards, and the hosts, performers, and attendees look like the love children of an illicit affair between the CW and Disney Channel (in which...
Interview With Melissa Murray, Head Designer/Owner of Podge Design

Interview With Melissa Murray, Head Designer/Owner of Podge Design

Ever wonder what it’s like being a young fashion designer fresh out of college? Melissa Murray, a recent graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, took her passion for design and creativity and created Podge Design, which creates “one-of-a-kind looks for individuals who are as unique as their style.” L20: How long have you been designing?...
Risky Business: Dating a Co-Worker (Summer Edition)

Risky Business: Dating a Co-Worker (Summer Edition)

For those of us making our bucks with a job like a camp counselor or lifeguard this summer — the jobs with no sexual harassment policies or that won’t carry into the school year — dating a co-worker is pretty much required.  They should just include a box on the form after you fill in...
20 Things That Will Make Your 20s Even Better

20 Things That Will Make Your 20s Even Better

1. Step away from the computer long enough to get some fresh air. 2. Acknowledge moments of happiness and be grateful for them. 3. Invest in a good camera (or even a phone with a good camera) and take more pictures than you know what to do with. 4. Pack a bag and get out...