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I Am (Dating)?

Laura Wellington | Posted 03.25.2015 | Women
Laura Wellington

I am a mother; I am a mechanic; I am a plumber; I am a landscaper; I am a caretaker.

Single? 5 Questions You Need To Ask Before Your Next Date

Linnea Molander | Posted 02.26.2015 | Women
Linnea Molander

One half of all of your relationships will always consist of you, and you are the only person that you know for sure will be a part of your love life for ever. Making sure that you know and like yourself is the foundation of your love life, and will make everything else a lot easier.

Why I Don't Date

TueNight | Posted 02.21.2015 | Women
TueNight

I stopped seeing myself as a have-not and started appreciating what I have, which were all the things that didn't require a plus-one.

A Woman Faces the Men Who Rejected Her -- and Makes a Surprising Discovery

Sara Eckel | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

When Lea Thau was 38, her fiancé broke up with her while she was pregnant with their child. She subsequently became single for the first time in her adult life.

These #WhyImSingle Tweets Are The Greatest Relationship Fails

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.13.2015 | Comedy

If anything, these tweets will make you feel way better about your relationship status. With Valentine's Day coming up, Jimmy Fallon decided to mak...

Awkward OkCupid Messages Repurposed As Charming Valentines

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 02.12.2015 | Women

When you're single, Valentine's Day can be lonely at best and maddening at worst. Just in the nick of time, these love notes featuring actual messages...

Are You the Odd Woman (Or Man) Out? Here Are Five Steps to Warm Up For Valentine

Dr. Rebekka Grun | Posted 02.11.2015 | Women
Dr. Rebekka Grun

If Clara looks around her workplace and friends she notices a surplus of single women in her age range. This of course puts her at a disadvantage: if she has to compete with women for fewer available men, she will have to trade below par, or in plain terms, lower her expectations below what she could get in a more gender balanced environment.

Tips for Singles This Valentine's Day

Monica Mandell, Ph.D. | Posted 02.11.2015 | Women
Monica Mandell, Ph.D.

The singles crowd hoping to be in a relationship, there is no reason to be intimidated by the day and feel blue if you are unattached. The fact is that Valentine's is actually a perfect day to meet someone.

3 Essential Friends to Have When You're Single

Francesca Hogi | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Friendship is one of life's great gifts, when you have friends who support you and enhance your life. It is always important to carefully choose the company you keep. Here are the three essential types of friends to have when you're single!

Seriously Lonely Guy Snapchats His Heartbreak And It's Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.02.2015 | Divorce

However single or distraught you are over your last split, take heart: you aren't as lonely or heartbroken as this guy. "My buddy Billy has been S...

Inner-Work for the Single Woman

Damali Elliott | Posted 01.28.2015 | Women
Damali Elliott

So clear the mental debris and begin to create a mindset that grows incredible thoughts that will foster into dreams. Whether you are single or in a relationship there is inner-work to be done...

On Loving Myself Beyond the Imperfections

Mark Travis Rivera | Posted 03.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Mark Travis Rivera

During a time when a lot more of my friends are getting into relationships, engaged, married, and expecting their own children, I am getting back to loving myself.

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.

3 Reasons to Be Grateful for Being Single This Holiday Season

Francesca Hogi | Posted 02.11.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

The truth is, while being with the right someone enhances all of your life's experiences, there is no shortage of joy and upside to be had while you're single. And the holidays are no exception.

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...

Flying Solo

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Many people hesitate to publicly embrace solitude due to a number of factors, mostly because of the negative judgment of others as well as fear. But here are some reasons why we should enjoy lone events...

Why Are You Still Single?

Susan Winter | Posted 01.07.2015 | Women
Susan Winter

Our modern world still conforms to an archaic double standard when it comes to the assumptions surrounding a woman who's single. When a high-value man is single he's viewed as "playing the field" or hasn't met the "right woman." When a high-value woman is single it's assumed to mean that men don't want her (for good reason.)

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).

Your Biggest First Date Worries... Solved

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

Especially if you're shy or tend to be anxious, those first date jitters can translate into full blown dating anxiety, which can be paralyzing. The days and hours leading up to a date can be worry-filled, and you may even avoid dating altogether if it's too intense.

I'm Single. And I'm Sitting at Home On a Sunday. And You're in the Park With Your Kid.

Elizabeth Barnett | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Barnett

I'm writing this post to ask that if you have a family, you take a moment to recognize that they are a blessing. The moments you are having with your husband and your kids should be treasured, even the moments where things aren't working out the way you had hoped.

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...

15 Song Lyrics That Define Being Gay and Single

Lester Brathwaite | Posted 11.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Lester Brathwaite

Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive" remains one of the quintessential dating songs, as well as perhaps the most iconic gay anthem of all time, and is it any wonder? Its theme of survival in the face of heartbreak -- or other insurmountable odds -- rings especially true for the gays.

Top 10 Ways To Enjoy More Sex In Middle Age

High50 | Posted 11.05.2014 | Fifty
High50

If you're single and over 50, finding a new sexual partner can be daunting. Here are 10 ways to have more sex, from taking an erotic class to going on a singles' holiday.

The Other Marriage Discrimination

Nancy Leong | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics
Nancy Leong

The move toward equality for everyone who wishes to marry is cause for celebration. It also provides an opportunity to reflect on marital status more generally, and to look for ways to equalize those who wish to marry and those who don't.