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Single Guys Reveal What They REALLY Think About Women Over 50

Treva Brandon | Posted 06.16.2015 | Fifty
Treva Brandon

I wanted to know how men feel about dating fellow boomers, so I gathered up a few of my middle-aged guy friends, bought them a few beers, and picked their brains about their dating life: the good, bad, and ugly. They were buzzed just enough to let it rip.

5 Ironclad Rules For Getting Through Your Breakup

Phoebe Fox | Posted 06.05.2015 | Women
Phoebe Fox

Even if we're not in love, it can be hard to walk away from something, however imperfect, when loneliness is the other option. If you're beginning to realize the relationship you're in is headed for a dead end, here are a few tips to help get you through the worst of it.

Why All the Single Ladies Want to Stay That Way

Ashley Crouch | Posted 05.30.2015 | Women
Ashley Crouch

You need a healthy fear of marriage like you need a healthy fear of the ocean," a friend poignantly remarked the other day.

A Single Woman Faces the 35th Birthday Blues

Sara Eckel | Posted 05.24.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

You think that you will always be stuck in the same place, that the story will never change, but it will. And the reason it will change is because even though you sometimes get very, very down, you never actually give up

A Message For Single Men In Their 50s, From Single Women

Treva Brandon | Posted 01.29.2016 | Fifty
Treva Brandon

Fellas, if you're in your 50s, single and dating (and feeling like you're not getting anywhere), consider this a little friendly feedback from the ladies.

Feeling Pressured to Find a Significant Other? Here Are 5 Ways to Deal

David Claps | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Claps

Take that anxious energy spent lamenting on your single status and redirect it fully. I find that I learn tremendously, gain the most ground and surprise myself with my own abilities when I wholeheartedly invest myself in a new project.

Redefining My Life After Divorce, One Paint Can At A Time

Heather Sweeney | Posted 05.11.2015 | Divorce
Heather Sweeney

When someone is a main character in your life, he's a part of virtually everything you do, say, eat, hear, own, focus on, think about. You can find that person in every nook and cranny. So what are you supposed to do when that main character disappears?

15 Things I'm Embarrassed To Admit I Need From My Future Husband

YourTango | Posted 04.22.2015 | Weddings

Though this solo stint has taught me a ton about my values and desires, it's also has given me time to think about thethings I absolutely need in a partner.

50 One-Word Resolutions For Life After Divorce

Heather Sweeney | Posted 04.19.2015 | Divorce
Heather Sweeney

These words describe the journey I've been on since my divorce. These words aren't just for a new year, but for a new me. The divorced me. The single me. The independent me working on a new life chapter.

Can Being in Love Make You Fat? Plus, 10 Suggestions for Losing Marriage-Induced Love Handles

Jill S. Brown | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

My married friends love to ask, "When are you and [insert boyfriend's name here] going to tie the knot already?" Single people, back me up here. I'm...

ShredYourEx Lets You Destroy Photos Of Your Ex Just In Time For Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.12.2015 | Divorce

Hey, newly single people: If your plans for Valentine's Day involve little more than stalking your ex's Facebook page, please allow us to recommend a ...

Since When Is V-Day, D-Day?

Natalie Thomas | Posted 04.12.2015 | Women
Natalie Thomas

I've had many a great Valentine's and New Year's night alone. I was completely content to eat what I wanted to eat, watch what I wanted to watch and enjoy my own company on December 31st, February 14th or any other day of the year.

5 Ways to Have a Radiant Valentine's Day When Single

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.11.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be a day of painful reminders. Whether you are single, married, engaged, or have just gone through a breakup or divorce it is possible to have a love-filled Valentine's Day filled with joy and happiness.

How Dating Can Make You a Stronger Person

Sara Eckel | Posted 03.30.2015 | 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 03.25.2015 | 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 03.18.2015 | Fifty

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 12.29.2015 | 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 03.06.2015 | 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 03.02.2015 | 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 03.02.2015 | 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 02.28.2015 | 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 02.28.2015 | 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 02.16.2015 | 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?