The reality star-turned-author/designer has been quietly dating actor Kyle Howard for two years and says he's unlike any of her previous boyfriends.
"He's really sweet, and I didn't always like sweet guys. He's so funny and he makes me laugh every day. It's not work with him – it's easy. He's also very supportive and instills confidence in me rather than making me feel insecure about myself," LC told Seventeen magazine in its March issue. "And most important, he hasn't cheated on me like every other guy I've dated!"
"Oh, I knew back then when I was being cheated on. But I overlooked it," she explained. "The more confident me has come to the point where I've finally realized it's not something that everyone does. And it's not okay to have your guy hook up with someone else. You deserve better."
And Lauren told the mag that she's left her "bad boy" phase behind.
"I think it's a phase you go through. You like the bad boys, and you think you can change them and fix them. It's just a part of growing up," LC said. "I think it's important for you to meet all different types of people, because it makes you realize what you want and don't want in a person you're dating. You learn a little more from each guy in your life."
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