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How Dating Can Make You a Stronger Person

Sara Eckel | Posted 01.28.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

Despite our efforts -- the selecting of nice clothes, the telling of (what we think are) amusing stories -- sometimes our performance falls flat, and we sit across from a silent, mirthless audience of one, signaling the waiter for the check.

Complete Me Dot Com

Tricia McCallum | Posted 01.23.2015 | Comedy
Tricia McCallum

In the Bronze Age, before Twitter and speed dating and online match-ups, men and women met each other one of two ways: at church, or via the newspaper classifieds.

Why So Many Of Us Actually WANT To Be Single After 50

High50 | Posted 01.16.2015 | Fifty
High50

Goodness me, it's not easy finding a positive representation of single people in movies and literature. The message seems to be that being single will eventually turn you mad. Thankfully, those fractured souls are nothing like my single friends, some of whom have never had a relationship.

7 Charts That Sum Up The Difference Between Single Guys And Taken Guys

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.08.2015 | Divorce

There are two distinct types of men in this world: single men and those who are coupled up. That's how comedy site ScrollDroll sums up all of dud...

10 Bad Reasons To Break Up With Someone

Sheila Blagg | Posted 01.05.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

There are many circumstances where breaking up can be a good thing for both people involved, but there are also many bad excuses that can lead to a breakup. Make sure you consider your situation carefully, and avoid breaking up for these 10 reasons.

New Year's Eve for Spiteful Singles: A Great Pair (VIDEO)

Alex Madda | Posted 12.31.2014 | Comedy
Alex Madda

Raise you hands if you're single on New Year's Eve. Us too. Let's all cry together. Here's some helpful advice from some ladies who know some things about some things.

3 New Year's Resolutions To Skip

Sara Eckel | Posted 12.31.2014 | Women
Sara Eckel

Along with those vows to go to the gym and read more books, it's also useful to think about the parts of you that don't need improvement. In that spirit, I'd like to suggest three New Year's resolutions that most singles can skip.

Family Greetings That Will Stop Your Mother In Her Tracks

Suzanne Heintz | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Suzanne Heintz

Tired of hearing your mother ask you when you're going to find the right person and settle down? Try sending a holiday greeting like this. That'll keep your mom quiet.

A Single Girl's Guide to Holiday Shopping

Suzanne Heintz | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Suzanne Heintz

Shopping is analogous to active enrollment in the biggest ritual of social expectations there is -- The Holidays. And if you're single, holiday shopping can do a real number on you.

This Getting Old Is New: Why I Refuse to Hate My 30s

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Jacobs

I have so much to be excited about. Every day is a new adventure. And I get excited thinking about the next 30 years. About how much I can get done.

This Is How You Do Holiday Cards When You're Single

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.18.2014 | Women

Attention, single ladies: We've found your new hero. Redditor macbubs recently shared his sister Bridget's magical Christmas cards from the past fi...

Single on Thanksgiving? Here Are Quick Answers to Your Relatives' Most Annoying Questions

Sara Eckel | Posted 01.25.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

Singles are often grilled about their personal lives in a way their married relations rarely are. When was the last time your sister and brother-in-law were asked to defend their "married lifestyle" to a table of 12?

Two Scripts That Can Help You Release Expectations, Relax and Show Up At Your Best On a First Date

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 01.20.2015 | Women
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

Be yourself. Accept yourself. Put your best foot forward -- but make sure it's your foot, not the foot of a totally different person who has temporarily taken over your body!

What Your Single Friends Aren't Telling You About The Single Life

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.20.2014 | Divorce

The single life has its perks: You have more free time on your hands than your couple friends do -- and what you do with that free time is entirely up...

21 Things Single People Are Tired Of Hearing

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women

If you've ever been single and hung out with non-single friends, you'll relate to this. A new video from BuzzFeed looks at the advice well-meaning ...

17 Signs No One In The Universe Is More Single Than You

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.13.2014 | Divorce

Feel like you've been single and ready to mingle for so long, you're deserving of some kind of endurance award? Hey, you just might be. Below, 17 s...

This Sign Just Summed Up Your Flirting Game Perfectly

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.10.2014 | Divorce

Let's face it: We can't all be master pickup artists -- and actually, that's a good thing. This sign is for those of us with absolutely no game: ...

Why Are You Still Single? 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making

Posted 12.16.2014 | Dr. Phil

Are you single and sick of it? Is it the men … or could it be you? Well, there’s one common denominator in all the dates you’ve been on: YOU. So...

Young Single Women, Many People Don't Want You to Vote. That's an Excellent Reason to Vote

Sara Eckel | Posted 01.04.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

There is nothing that makes a single person less qualified to vote than a married person -- or a woman less qualified than a man (a matter I thought we resolved in 1920).

5 Ways to Get Over a Recent Breakup

Sheila Blagg | Posted 01.03.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Put these five useful strategies to good use, and you'll be over your ex before you know it! Breakups can be very healthy, and in time, you'll be ready for a new partner, and a new, exciting adventure.

15 Of The Most Awkward Things To Ever Happen On A Date

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.30.2014 | Divorce

We've all had our fair share of bad dates. It's all too easy to find yourself breaking bread with someone who looked good on paper, but who's actually...

10 Comedians Who Understand Your Crappy Love Life All Too Well

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.28.2014 | Divorce

Forget grabbing a pint of Häagen-Dazs -- when relationship problems arise, nothing does the trick like laughing through the pain. (That said, if you ...

6 Reasons You Should Consider Online Dating After Divorce

Sheila Blagg | Posted 12.15.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Make sure, before you start looking for a new relationship, that you understand what you're looking for and why you're looking for it.

16 Undeniably Great Things About Living Alone Again After A Split

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.02.2014 | Divorce

When you've spent years or decades with your spouse, the thought of living on your own again post-split can be a terrifying one. Who's going to take t...

Here's A Ridiculous Alternative To Couple's Therapy That Just Might Work

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 10.08.2014 | Divorce

Tinder might be able to save your marriage, one terrible dating profile at a time. At least that's the logic behind this bar sign, which jokingly ...