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15 Song Lyrics That Define Being Gay and Single

Lester Brathwaite | Posted 09.10.2014 | 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.

The Cold, Hard Truth About That Summer Fling You Just Had

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.09.2014 | Divorce

Unlike Sandy and Danny in "Grease," summer lovin' doesn't always result in, err, true love. In fact, when the leaves begin to change, your summer flin...

Single in the City and Want a Dog? 10 Things to Consider Before Taking the Plunge

Jillian Fischer | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green
Jillian Fischer

You've been told that dogs can cure all of you're singleton problems. Like helping you attract that cute blonde you met in the dog park. Or saving you from choking on that doughnut hole so you don't die alone in your apartment. However, raising Fido in an urban environment is a lot different than in suburbia.

Some Tough Love For Anyone Waiting On A Crush To Text Back

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.05.2014 | Divorce

Let's be honest, waiting -- or rather, praying -- for a crush to text you back is torture. Minutes can feel like days as a plethora of excuses run...

15 Things That Are Better Than Sex

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.26.2014 | Divorce

We all know sex can be awesome, but let's face it -- when knee-deep in the single life, it's not always what you would call "mind blowing." In fact...

Here's Where Singles Are Actually Looking For Love (And Not A One Night Stand)

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.26.2014 | Divorce

Let's be real -- trying to navigate single life in a world dominated by swiping left or right (ehem, Tinder) can be about as much fun as stabbing your...

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 08.23.2014 | 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.