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This Facebook Rejection Is So Harsh, Taylor Swift Could Write A Song About It

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.19.2014 | Divorce

Turns out, timing isn't everything when it comes to relationships. For example, Justin said he wanted a girlfriend, but a few minutes later this ...

What To Say On A First Date If You Don't Want A Second Date

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.18.2014 | Divorce

If you love being single and want to stay that way for the rest of your life, then by all means, do anything mentioned in the video above. But if ...

The Surprising Key Element in Happy Couples

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 08.11.2014 | Weddings
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

What do you think accounts for those who seem madly in love, versus couples who don't make it or seem miserable together?

Facing the Facebook Blues

Sara Eckel | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Sara Eckel

Facebook has helped many people reconnect with long-lost friends and stay in the orbit of people we've just met. But as many others have observed, social media sites have a downside. Namely, they make a lot of people feel like crap.

Cybersex Instructional Video From 1997 Is So Bad It's Good (But Still Bad)

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.31.2014 | Divorce

Dear single people of the world: do you ever find yourself at home on a Saturday night, cursing your lame Tinder matches and wishing there was more to...

Getting Over Single 'Shame'

Sara Eckel | Posted 07.25.2014 | Women
Sara Eckel

If you've been single for longer than you care to admit, it's natural to wonder why or even ask, "What's wrong with me?" This question is particularly common in our can-do culture, which leaves little room for luck, chance or circumstance

To Bring Him Home to Mom, Or Hang Him Out to Dry?

Kate Endres | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Kate Endres

May I introduce to you: The "boyf." Simple, just like the name. It isn't for everyone, and it is crucial to keep the communication open about the situation to avoid broken hearts (or windows) on either side.

This Fascinating Photo Series Shows What Eating Alone Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.16.2014 | Divorce

The dinner table is typically thought of as a place where families gather and stories from the day are recounted -- but that's not always the case. ...

Are You Hot or Not? The Answer May Change With Time

Sara Eckel | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Sara Eckel

We all venture into the dating world hoping that others will appreciate our charms, even if our noses are crooked or our bellies spill over our belts. And the good news is they will -- but it may take some time.

How Every Single Person On The Planet Would Describe Their Love Life

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Divorce

How's this for real talk: dating can be an absolute nightmare. One Instagrammer reminded us of that today when he posted this cartoon, which perfe...

45 Things That Are Better Than Having A Boyfriend

Lexi Herrick | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

What is the greatest part about not having a boyfriend? It's understanding that you do not require one to be complete.

The 10 Best Cities In America To Be Single

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.12.2014 | Divorce

Do you ever find yourself standing at a bar, talking to the same coupled-off friends you always do, while inside screaming, "Where are all the single ...

This Is Why Living Alone Is Nothing Short Of Awesome

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.04.2014 | Divorce

Think living alone is a drab, lonely experience? Not even close. In case all you smug, domestic couples out there need a reminder, single life and...

After Reading This, Your Relationship Status Will No Longer Be 'It's Complicated'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.12.2014 | Divorce

You wouldn't think an infographic could help you untangle something as complicated as your love life -- specifically, whether or not you should be co...

Going To A Wedding Solo? Here's How To Make It Awesome

Monica Mandell, Ph.D. | Posted 08.03.2014 | Weddings
Monica Mandell, Ph.D.

Be strategic: As soon as you receive the invitation, call the future bride or groom and get a sense of who's who on the guest list. Don't be shy about being in touch with both sides of the bridal party (it'll double your chances.)

If Netflix Was A Dating Site, It Would Be Just Like This

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.12.2014 | Divorce

Now this is a dating service we can get behind: Pure genius. [H/T Redditor vallydap] Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost Divorce on Face...

10 Shame-Inducing Gifts To Give Your Forever Alone Friend

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.29.2014 | Divorce

Summer is just around the corner and so are the fun, romantic activities that come with it: holding hands on the beach, drinking cold sangria on hot n...

9 People Who Are Single And Ready To Mingle (With Some Snacks)

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce

Real talk: Who hasn't spent a Friday night snuggled up with pals Ben & Jerry and loved every minute of it? The truth is that food, unlike relation...

I'm 21 and Tired Of Being Single

Em & Lo | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

To hear a 21-year-old complain about how tired she is of being single, well... get used to it. Or, rather, find a way to be okay with it. Right now, getting comfortable with being single is a hundred times more important than finding someone to date.

Here's All That's Wrong With Your Love Life In One Photo

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.20.2014 | Divorce

Behold, the most accurate depiction of the forever alone experience we've ever seen: TOO REAL. H/T 9Gag Keep in touch! Check out Huf...

The Mystery of Love

Mark Matousek | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

If you want the love of your life to appear, just tell the universe you're not ready. "Don't send me love!" you should scream -- if you want it. It's the opposite of that book The Secret. "Please, God, don't send me a keeper!" That's when Cupid goes through his Rolodex.

And You Thought Your Friend Zone Status Was Bad...

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.16.2014 | Divorce

If you've ever been single in your adult life, you've spent some time in the friend zone. We feel your pain, we really do. But take heart, friend-z...

Going on Single

Stanley Ely | Posted 07.12.2014 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

What once may have sounded undesirable or even pitiable is now commonplace and not exceptional -- and not just in big cities.

Why Sometimes It's Better To Date Yourself

Unwritten | Posted 07.12.2014 | Women
Unwritten

The movie Jerry McGuire has done a disservice to humankind everywhere for nearly two decades with the famous line: "You. Complete. Me." This line perpetuates the lie of "The Gap." Nobody completes us. We are already complete. I am already complete.

11 Things You Can Look Forward To About Single Life

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.30.2014 | Divorce

For reasons that are utterly beyond us, single life gets bad rap. But don't let its ragged-upon reputation fool you: Being single is not all crippling...