10 Shame-Inducing Gifts To Give Your Forever Alone Friend

05/29/2014 07:31 pm ET | Updated May 29, 2014
  • Taryn Hillin Fmr. Associate Editor, Huffington Post Weddings and Divorce and current YA author / screenwriter and journalist.

Summer is just around the corner and so are the fun, romantic activities that come with it: holding hands on the beach, drinking cold sangria on hot nights, smooching during the new summer blockbusters.

But some people never get to partake in these wonderful pastimes because they are forever alone.

Because we don't want the brave solo-dining, Netflix-watching folks to miss out on all the fun, we created this handy gift guide. Feel free to buy these 10 presents for yourself, or bestow them on your forever alone friends.

Who needs a boyfriend when you've got a weird man-shaped pillow to keep you warm at night?

All the single ladies! The boyfriend pillow

Because we all know singles can't work ovens.

Microwave cooking for one

This is exactly like holding someone's hand -- or at least close enough.


Buy it from Alice Wang Designs

The perfect way to start your day.


Table for one from IKEA. (Meatballs, sadly, not included.)

Dining Table For One

If you can't get a boyfriend, grow one!

Grow a boyfriend

This will definitely help in the love department.

Relationship hat

Perfect for a phone that no S.O. ever texts.

Perfect for singles!

Hey girl, it's a customized Ryan Gosling pillow.

Ryan Gosling pillow

And finally, the entire collection of "30 Rock" on DVD, because, Tina Fey

30 rock on dvd

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