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Wishful Thinking? Good for Bedtime, Bad for Our Lives... or Our Relationships!

Mario & Diane Cloutier | Posted 02.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mario & Diane Cloutier

We were giving a radio interview the other day on our book. It was one of those interviews where you could just sense that the show host had never r...

12 Things Single People Hear All The Time (That Married People Don't)

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.21.2016 | Divorce

  Being in a relationship shields you from a lot of unsolicited advice. Unfortunately, when you're newly single or divorced, everyone and t...

18 Damn Good Reasons To Embrace Being Single

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.18.2016 | Divorce

As much as divorce sucks, the period after a marriage ends is a unique opportunity to finally be a little selfish again and take your needs firmly of...

A Glimmer of Hope in the City of Romantic Insanity

Nina Camp | Posted 01.11.2016 | Women
Nina Camp

If even 10% of the single men in New York who are even 50% interested in entering into a committed relationship would begin to reflect on thoughts like these -- or, actually, those exact thoughts -- there would be much less loneliness in this city.

A Letter To My Not So Happy Single Self

Jessica Semaan | Posted 01.07.2016 | Women
Jessica Semaan

You will have your great relationship. It might not end up in marriage, but who said marriage is for everyone? Who said entrepreneurship is for everyone? Or college is for everyone? Optimize for true love, not marriage, not deadlines.

9 Reminders That Being Alone Is Far From Being Lonely

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.05.2016 | Divorce

The impulse to jump into a relationship (or something resembling one --ahem, Tinder rebound) is strong after a divorce or big breakup.  But...

8 New Year’s Resolutions For When You're Single And Not Dating

Bustle | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.30.2015 | Divorce

We have finally reached that time of year when many people decide to makeNew Year’s resolutions. With one year behind us and a brand new one to...

7 Reasons You Keep Falling For The Wrong Guy

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.28.2015 | Divorce

Are you ready to settle down, just not with any of the guys you've been dating lately? Below, relationship experts share seven reasons you may be att...

8 Reasons Being Single Is Better Than Being In A Mediocre Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.28.2015 | Divorce

Being coupled up should not be the end goal of your personal life: Being truly happy, regardless of what your relationship status is, should alw...

15 Honest Holiday Cards Any Newly Single Person Will Appreciate

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.07.2015 | Divorce

If you're friends with someone who's newly single, chances are, he or she is in need of some serious cheering up this holiday season. (It's hard not t...

This Is How You Break Up With Someone In Only 5 Words

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.01.2015 | Divorce

Think breaking up is hard to do? Try doing it in 140 characters or less. On Monday, @Midnight host Chris Hardwick and his team got the hashtag #BreakU...

58 Benefits Of Being Single During The Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 11.19.2015 | Comedy

'Tis the season to fly solo! While commercials try to convince you that the holidays are all about guys who love going to Jared, we both know what the...

11 Tips For Surviving The Holidays (With Or Without a Date)

Brita Long | Posted 11.12.2015 | Women
Brita Long

Who needs a significant other when you have good friends, good books and good wine?

15 Things That Will Help Any Girl Fall In Love With Life

Sonya Matejko | Posted 11.10.2015 | Women
Sonya Matejko

A single woman should never settle. This applies to men, good wine, coffee, her salary, and anything else important to her.

I Could Use a Husband to Uninstall My AC

Jennifer Garam | Posted 11.10.2015 | Women
Jennifer Garam

As a single woman who lives by myself, for the most part I'm able to enjoy my solo life without being plagued by loneliness, longing, or even the sense that I'm missing out on some essential part of existence by being uncoupled. But every so often situations arise that highlight my husbandlessness.

One on One: Dating, Relationships, and Why Single Isn't Always So Bad

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Jacobs

We sat on the Upper East Side rooftop. I hated the words coming out of my mouth. I hated the way his eyes looked. They were so wide. And with the ligh...

Freezing Your Eggs at Fortysomething

Francesca Maxime | Posted 11.06.2015 | Women
Francesca Maxime

I want women to know to just freeze their eggs if they want to. And for younger women, take a minute when you're in your 20's or 30's and just freeze them if you think having kids later in life is important to you. Because life happens - and sometimes things you think will line up, don't.

When You're On Your Phone in the Elevator I Feel So Close To You

Nina Camp | Posted 11.02.2015 | Comedy
Nina Camp

Hey, I'm so sorry. I totally get that you're in a private conversation, and I know we don't know each other and it's just coincidence we're in this small confined space together. But can I confess this funny feeling I'm having? It's about your friend - did you call him Steve?

7 Ways To Embrace Being On Your Own After Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.29.2015 | Divorce

After splitting from a spouse, it can feel as if you've been stripped of your identity. So to help you adjust to being on your own again, we asked di...

10 Reasons Why Being Single In Fall Rocks

Annabel Acton | Posted 10.16.2015 | Women
Annabel Acton

Couples going apple picking, on hayrides, carving pumpkins. I mean c'mon! Don't let these cutesy autumn-date photos bombarding your newsfeed put you in the dumps. Being single in the Fall is actually the best, and here's why.

10 Inspiring Quotes To Read Again And Again After A Split

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.21.2015 | Divorce

The weeks and months after a split can leave you feeling shaken up and completely unsure of yourself.  You've spent years and maybe even decades...

Envious Of Couples Post-Split? Here's How To Deal

Divorced Moms | Posted 08.11.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

Staring at someone's happy family vacation photos of mom, dad, and the kids or watching loving couples set up their daughter's dorm room does bring pangs of sadness for what I've missed.

A Meaningful Video For All Of Us Who Do. Not. Want A Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.04.2015 | Women

Life is hard when you categorically do. not. want a relationship.  One day, you're sharing cheese fries and watching Netflix and t...

9 Tips For The Newly Single From The Finally Married

Treva Brandon | Posted 08.05.2015 | 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 07.31.2015 | 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.