Topics: EastEnders - Mirror

Lauren's a ball of emotions, complications and attitudes. She thinks she's a total, straightforward, say-it-how-I-see-it kind of girl.

Strangers and acquaintances see a bolshie, argumentative, party girl. Her best mate, Whit, gets her more than most, but even she thinks that Lauren's lived a charmed life.

Life hasn't been easy for Lauren. She's seen her parents split, get back together, argue, cheat, and split again as many times as you've had cold breakfasts. She took the full emotional toll of her mum's cancer, without the support of anyone else, developed a drinking problem, stole a married man from his wife, and lived through the murder of her best friend. After finding a sole mate in Peter Beale it's no surprise she left The Square in a search for a fresh start in New Zealand.

The criteria of who you date from your mid 20s shifts to being more than just about looks and swag. You stop dating for the sake of it.

Dating a mature woman can be an exceptional experience from dating a younger woman.

Shit does not exist in Sacramento rn the gay dating pool here is terrible. No gays from a similar educational background as me.

EastEnders fans notice huge Karen Taylor blunder - did you spot it? - Duur: 1:46.