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The Broken Crib -- Future Loss Experienced Through Divorce

Leah Dillon | Posted 02.05.2016 | Divorce
Leah Dillon

Rivers of tears. Rivers and rivers, accompanied by some sniffling, and a wet hand trying to smear away the bursting streams that flooded - refusing to cease. My tears.

How Ditching My New Year's Resolutions Led Me To My Husband

Jennifer Spaulding | Posted 01.26.2016 | Weddings
Jennifer Spaulding

On January 1st of that year, I ditched my usual New Year's resolutions and chose "joy" as my theme. On March 10th of the following year, I met my future husband.

8 Things Single Guests Think at Weddings

BRIDES | Posted 01.22.2016 | Weddings

by Elizabeth Mitchell, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose If you've ever been single (duh!), you can sympathize with the fact that navigating 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...

Take a Close Look at Social Security in 2016

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Any change to Social Security warrants attention, but there was enough activity late last year to require close reading and maybe a little additional planning if you're getting close to retirement age.

Want Change In 2016? Go Out Alone

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 01.06.2016 | Women
Susan Rosenzweig

I did a crazy thing last Saturday night. After working on my new apartment most of the evening, I got all dressed up at 11:00 p.m. and went out to a Latin dance club -- alone.

Hate is Not an Option, You Must Like Your Ex

Karim Shamsi-Basha | Posted 01.05.2016 | Divorce
Karim Shamsi-Basha

can't say it was immediate. But little by little, after ignoring much and focusing on the children much, I was able to connect positive thoughts to my Ex. It is an ongoing process, one that takes a great deal of intention, effort, and tenacity.

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...

5 New Year's Questions for Your New Single Life

Sari Eckler Cooper | Posted 12.29.2015 | Divorce
Sari Eckler Cooper

When beginning to venture out into dating life again, it's important to ask oneself these five questions to help clarify what you're looking for in a new relationship. These aren't resolutions, but rather internal conversations that will hopefully fortify your resolve to be connected to the most important elements of the life you want to have.

Five New Year Goals for Divorced Humans

Karim Shamsi-Basha | Posted 12.29.2015 | Divorce
Karim Shamsi-Basha

It is that time of year, when everyone harps on the word, resolutions. "You will make them, only to break them." Blah, blah, blah. If we have to read those articles, here is one that focuses on the solution. Make goals instead.

70-Year-Old Woman Has The Perfect Response To 'Why Are You Single?'

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.23.2015 | Women

If you've ever spent time wondering why you're single -- which, please, most of us have at some point -- maybe you should consider flipping your persp...

Why it Took Leaving the Country to Finally Get Over My Ex

Unwritten | Posted 12.23.2015 | Women

As I sit at my desk and look out my window at France in fall, I'm thankful I had this experience on with no strings attached. Nothing kept me from diving head first and taking in what it's like to live abroad. I've changed completely.

Redefining Your Divorce

Sheila Blagg | Posted 12.23.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

We grieve for the loss of our hopes and dreams and for the way we thought our future was going to look. For many of us, however, the reality is that those hopes and dreams were gone long before our divorce, but we chose not to accept it.

To My Fellow Singles This Holiday Season

Karim Shamsi-Basha | Posted 12.17.2015 | Divorce
Karim Shamsi-Basha

If you are approaching the holidays alone, just remember: Our mind should be blown just to be breathing on this tiny little ball hurdling through space with billions of other balls around it. Our heart should be tickled with all the people who love us despite ourselves.

20 Reasons Why It's Great To Be Single

Claire Collopy | Posted 12.08.2015 | Women
Claire Collopy

Yes, it's fab to share moments, secrets, laughs and worries with someone special but I have friends who I enjoy spending time with. Anyway, there are lots of people out there who are in relationships and they are sad and lonely. I'm not, I'm single right now and it's wonderful!

Loneliness Is Merely an Attitude You Can Abolish Today!

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Nobody -- whether single, in a long-term committed relationship or anything in between -- is completely immune from that often-painful feeling of loneliness. That is, however, until you can see it for what it is: an attitude that's completely within your power to change.

This Video Perfectly Captures Latinas' Holiday Nightmare Back Home

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.23.2015 | Latino Voices

It's the holiday season -- a time to relax and unwind with family and friends back home. But if you're Latina and single, you're already dreading a se...

I'm Scared I'll Be Single Forever

Valeria Laura Rigo | Posted 11.18.2015 | Teen
Valeria Laura Rigo

It is universally acknowledged that an average person will have its heart broken many times throughout its life. Most of these heartbreaks will happen...

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.

Rules for Dating While Sick and Single

Nika C. Beamon | Posted 11.05.2015 | Women
Nika C. Beamon

I hung out with a couple of people but there was no one serious in my life until I was 28. I met a guy who made me consider dating him exclusively. The problem was I was out practice and I was getting sicker, it seemed like, every month.

Hello, Adele... How Are You?

Austin Head | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Austin Head

Adele, may I ask a question? Will you ever give us a solution to your break-ups, or do we have to wait until album 27? 32?

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.

The 6 Types of Posts That Are Keeping You Single

Zondra Hughes | Posted 10.07.2015 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Whenever you post, tweet or share something online, keep in mind that someone is watching you and you're giving them a glimpse of who you really are--before you ever meet.

'How Do I Not Screw Up My New Relationship?'

Sara Eckel | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

You really can't screw this up. If he's right guy for you, he's going to like you despite--maybe even because of--your quirks and flaws. And if he's not the right guy, nothing you can do will change that.

20 Things In Your Life That Are Worse Than Being Single

Unwritten | Posted 09.17.2015 | Women

Originally published on Unwritten by Amanda Beadlescomb. It's probably the easiest thing in the world to do when you get together with your single fr...