Being single, free, and unencumbered can be quite good. Women everywhere are learning that there's real appeal to being single and having the ability to live the way you want, spend your time and money the way you want, and to just be.
A new study suggests American singles are taking their search for love into the wild. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) says there has been a major rise in pet ownership among singles since 2006 as they look to fill a sense of love and family in their lives. I
We may have biological clocks when it comes to having children, but we have no expiration date on our ability to grow. If we want to evolve in our ability to love (or create, or learn to be contentedly single), the most important thing is the word "want."
Who decided that being single and 30- or 40-something is a bad thing? I could be cynical here and say that the marrieds respond this way because misery loves company. But, really, most people are conditioned to believe that there is only one path that "normal" people follow.
In Washington, D.C., women often complain about the lack of available men. On the other hand, San Jose has earned the moniker "Man Jose" for having too few available women for the men of Silicon Valley. But is it fact or fiction?
Too many times I have witnessed people set unrealistic goals such as Valentine's Day or a looming birthday to find that special someone only to end up depressed when it doesn't happen. Don't rush love.
Valentine's Day is soon upon us and a quick glance around just about any store is proof of that. We are surrounded by The Day of Romance, Hearts and Flowers (usually starting on December 26th). But what if you aren't coupled off?
Memo to grandparents, aunts, uncles, seventh cousins twice removed, overly-familiar doctors, creepy neighbors, long-lost college friends, recently found college friends and all married folk: just don't go there.