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3 Reasons to Be Grateful for Being Single This Holiday Season

Francesca Hogi | Posted 12.12.2014 | 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 11.10.2014 | 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 11.07.2014 | 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 11.04.2014 | 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.

The Single Inferiority Complex (SIC)

Sasha Cagen | Posted 10.14.2014 | Women
Sasha Cagen

The Single Inferiority Complex describes the often-nagging feeling that single (and sometimes childless) people have that their lives, and even their very selves, just do not measure up to those who are in partnership (or who are parents).

How Do You Let Go Of Something That Never Was?

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 10.05.2014 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

Maybe some people could remove themselves from that situation, flip an on-off switch. I am not one of those people. When I let people in, I inevitably begin to care. It is both a blessing and a burden.

Facing the Facebook Blues

Sara Eckel | Posted 10.04.2014 | 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.

For All The 'Happily' Single Women

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

We are intelligent, goal-oriented and determined. We are attractive enough, involved in numerous activities and not too shy. We like to think we have our lives together, that we are people worth knowing, worth being invested in. Yet we are also single.

25 Reasons Why Aunts Deserve a Day

Melanie Notkin | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Melanie Notkin

Babies are born from the womb. Maternity is born from the soul. There are many ways to "mother" a child. Aunthood is as close as it gets.

7 Mindful Steps to Make Love Happen Anywhere

Francesca Hogi | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

I have singles tell me all the time they want love to "just happen." Well, that can only happen if you are in a mental and emotional place to receive the positive attention of others.

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...

5 Things to Think About Before You Move in With Your Boyfriend

Katie DiBenedetto | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Katie DiBenedetto

Am I moving too fast? Sending the wrong signals? Missing out on the joys of being single and independent? Am I going to hate him, or worse, will he hate me?

Single vs. Married: Which Side Are You On?

Barbara McNally | Posted 08.17.2014 | Women
Barbara McNally

Being single is an important part of growing to know yourself and your needs, your gifts and your weaknesses and how to manage both.

Always A Bridesmaid (11 Times)

Michelle Kennedy | Posted 08.17.2014 | Women
Michelle Kennedy

Some dramafied episode will happen. It just will. I've seen fistfights that ended the dancing part and major b*tchery between the bride's newer friends and older ones. I've seen food throwing between divorced parents of the bride.

10 Tips To Survive Being Suddenly Single After 50

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 08.15.2014 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

You know the phrase, "fight or flight?" When you're about to walk into a party alone, forget the fight, let's just go with flight. You want to hide. You're terrified. Your gut flips over the dread of what to say when people ask how you're doing.

What Your Birth Order Says About Your Love Life

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.09.2014 | Divorce

It looks like middle children are getting the short end of the stick again. New research says the order in which you were born may impact your likeli...

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.