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8 Tips From Matchmakers For People Who Are Done With Tinder

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.12.2016 | Divorce

There’s no question that Tinder and similar dating apps are addictive. In fact, a few years back, a spokesperson for Tinder told The Huffington Post...

Face It, Couples Treat Their Single Friends' Love Lives Like A Game

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 08.25.2016 | Divorce

This is what it feels like to be a single person in a sea of couples. Sure, your married friends mean well when they set you up with their co-worker/c...

You Don't Need To Be Married And Have Kids To Be Happy So STFU Already!

Treva Brandon | Posted 08.21.2016 | Fifty
Treva Brandon

Before I got married, I had an on-again/off-again affair with being single. When we were on and things were good, I loved it; but when we were off, I hated it.

24 Tweets That Will Make A Lot Of Sense To People Who Live Alone

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.18.2016 | Divorce

Living alone has some amazing perks, like sleeping diagonally across your bed or eating directly from the ice cream carton without any outside judgmen...

18 Amazing Responses To 'Why Are You Still Single?'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.11.2016 | Divorce

There are some questions that really never should be asked aloud: ‘Why haven’t you been able to find a job?’ for instance or ‘Are you and so-s...

Scientists Are Terrible At Studying Single People

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living

DENVER — More than 100 million American adults are single, and science knows almost nothing about them, said one psychology researcher. The science ...

Research Says Single People—Wait For It—Live Rich, Meaningful Lives

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.05.2016 | Women

If there’s one thing society seems to be in agreement on, it’s that marriage = good and staying single = very bad. After all, married people are ...

1 Thing You Can Change After Divorce That Will Make All The Difference

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 07.29.2016 | Divorce

If there’s ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it’s during the divorce process. That’s why we launched our Divorce Care Pack...

Single Challenge

Rachel Weight | Posted 07.19.2016 | Women
Rachel Weight

Let's keep walking, head held high, trusting the unknown adventure if you dont't or if you *do* really want marriage and 2.5 kids and a wildly successful instagram account of your rescue pugs/baby goats farm (I may be projecting a little bit here).

17 Small But Oh-So-Wonderful Perks Of Being Single

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.15.2016 | Divorce

Fresh out of a relationship and not entirely sure how to feel? Embrace it. Being single is a permission slip to do whatever you want, whenever you wan...

Why Single Women Should Not Worry About Intimidating Men

Whitney Caudill | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Whitney Caudill

According to Webster, the simple definition of intimidate is "to make (someone) afraid." But I never approach a man intending to cause him to fear. So to me being intimidated just seems like an excuse.

21 Reasons Being Single Is Actually The Best

The Huffington Post | Minou Clark | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women

Whether you're new to the single club or a veteran member, one thing is certain: being single is absolutely freaking amazing. You can do whatever you ...

14 Reminders That Being Single Is Better Than Being In A Bad Relationship

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 04.07.2016 | Divorce

Sometimes, it's hard to remember that being in a relationship isn't the be-all and end-all of life. Whether it's a time-consuming divorce or a lonely ...

On the Millions of Little Dating Heartbreaks

Lauren Levine | Posted 03.01.2016 | Women
Lauren Levine

I'll always have respect for people going through the major heartbreak you experience at the end of a long-term relationship or marriage, but I also have so much sympathy for those of us who are out there dating and are willing to invest a little bit of ourselves over and over again, knowing that we might get hurt.

Being Single And Blissfully Happy

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 02.08.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

I'd rather wait for Mr. Right than Mr. Right Now. No matter how long it takes.

How to Survive Engagement Season When You're Single

Glamour | Posted 01.25.2016 | Weddings
Glamour

By Andrea Syrtash, Glamour Photo: Romulo A Yanes There's nothing like the holiday season to remind you (or for others to remind you) that you're fl...

My Very Brief Brush With Donald Trump

David Kanegis | Posted 01.02.2016 | Fifty
David Kanegis

The new year approaches. It's a wonderful time to examine our lives, discover what's working best for us, look to create new opportunities, enjoy our bounty, find or keep great love, see someone from another person's viewpoint, live in the moment and most importantly be grateful for all that we have.

Why All Single People Should Be Friends With Someone in a Serious Relationship

Lauren Levine | Posted 12.22.2015 | Women
Lauren Levine

If you've got relationship friends, lean on them for support. And if you're a relationship friend, know that single people rely on you as a morale booster, so thank you for all that you do.

13 Dos And Don'ts for Surviving The Holidays Single

Em & Lo | Posted 12.14.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

DO give thanks this year that your to-do list for the season is as uncomplicated as when you were 6 -- except this time around, you're allowed to get drunk, too!

Practical Tips for Surviving the Holidays When You're Single

Lauren Levine | Posted 12.08.2015 | Women
Lauren Levine

Being single isn't pitiful or tragic or something that needs fixing. You can have a festive, fun holiday season even if you're buying your own Charlie Brown tree or watching holiday-themed movies with your best friends instead of a significant other.

3 Ways to Go from Single...to Married!

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 10.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

If you're a bright, attractive and eligible single person, especially in your 20s, 30s or 40s, one of the most frequently asked questions you'll receive is, "How is possible that a fantastic person like you is still single."

What Does It Mean to Be a 'Spinster'?

Sara Eckel | Posted 08.11.2016 | Women
Sara Eckel

Until recently, the image we associated with the word "spinster" was fairly universal: a bottled-up woman in a high-neck shirt, hair pulled into a tight bun. So it was a good sign of progress when the term was discarded and replaced with "single woman."

9 Tips For The Newly Single From The Finally Married

Treva Brandon | Posted 08.04.2016 | Divorce
Treva Brandon

I learned a lot on my 51-year journey as a single woman. Life lessons I gleaned in the happiest of times, and in the darkest days.

My Friends Are Celebrating Their Marriages. I'd Rather Celebrate Myself.

Dr. Gunda Windmüller | Posted 07.31.2016 | Women
Dr. Gunda Windmüller

Recently, more and more of my friends are getting engaged, getting married, and having kids. Actually, it's pretty much everyone. But that's not all. This whole business of engagement and marriage also paves the way for complete lifestyle changes.

7 Reasons Being Single Makes You Healthier, According To Science

YourTango | Posted 07.10.2016 | Healthy Living
YourTango

You may have read recent headlines touting marriage as the cure-all for everything from heart disease to depression, but when you look more closely at some of the research, there's a strong body that suggests staying single can also be very good for your health.