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The Single Life

10 Things You Feel When You're Single During The Holidays

Jen Glantz | Posted 02.22.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

While all the couples are off doing couples things like holding hands while ice skating through Central Park, feeding each other pieces of pie or taking selfies smooching underneath mistletoe, us single folk are left feeling like this...

The Most Important Thing I've Learned About Being Single

Megan Baldwin | Posted 02.09.2014 | Women
Megan Baldwin

Honestly, is it all that bad or are we just holding onto the notion of how bad it is as some sort of mangled, spit-soaked single girl security blanket? As in, it's not my fault I'm still single: insert links to various It Happened To Me stories here.

Congratulations on Your Excellent Orgasm!

Nina Camp | Posted 02.04.2014 | Comedy
Nina Camp

Hearing someone else's hotel sex can be frustrating, but your orgasm was so festive, I found myself cheering you on. And then you had that great cry after. Was it a real sob?

All My Friends Are Engaged

Jen Glantz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

Never, not once, in my four years of prerequiste classes did anyone sit me down and give me the birds and the bees lecture that just a few minutes after my mommy framed my diploma, all my compadres would jump ship and get engaged.

I'm 44 And Single -- Here's What I Know About Love

Melanie Notkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Melanie Notkin

There are good dates, bad dates and forgettable dates. And there are dates that feel ethereal. They are rare, rarer than a much desired sun shower on desert-hot day. And sometimes, they last just that long, just long enough for us to remember a connection with someone can exist.

Please Stop Asking Us Why We're Single

Jen Glantz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

You say it like there's something seriously wrong with me; something that's been accumulating for a while and I didn't work hard enough to prevent, like gingivitis.

10 Dating Truths No One Tells You

Jen Glantz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

Do me a favor. Will you? Take your stack of worn-out, tear-stained, dating advice books and throw them out. All they'll do is twist your thoughts, your judgments and your actions around like a tangled computer chord, leaving you acting like some kind of robotic monster who says and does things completely out of character.

I'm Single ... And Totally Bored With These 5 Questions

Eleanore S. Wells | Posted 12.29.2013 | Women
Eleanore S. Wells

For those who still get tripped up over meeting a woman who has never been married, here are five questions that I (and women like me) would like not to be asked again.

What I Learned From My Failed OKCupid Date

Jennifer Garam | Posted 12.13.2013 | Women
Jennifer Garam

Sure, it was only one date and I didn't really know him, but a few years ago that wouldn't have stopped me from becoming inconsolable if he wasn't in touch.

Why More Jewish Women Are Staying Single

Melanie Notkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Melanie Notkin

Earlier today, Pew Research released A Portrait of American Jewry, the first study of American Jewish life in over 10 years. It seems love and marriage are more elusive than ever before for Jewish women and men in America.

Being Single: How to Handle Loneliness

Whitney Caudill | Posted 10.06.2013 | Women
Whitney Caudill

One of the shocking responses I got from friends after a break-up was how "brave" I was for ending the relationship. "Brave?" I asked. "Yes," they said, because "most women at your age would have just stayed in order to have someone."

WATCH: Is Being Single Really This Lonely?

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.06.2013 | Women

"It's About A Girl" is a new web series from filmmaker Andrew Jenks, charting the experience of looking for love in your twenties -- and what happens ...

The Truth About the Childless Life

Melanie Notkin | Posted 10.01.2013 | Women
Melanie Notkin

We expected we'd have the social, economic and political equality our mothers didn't have, but the family they did. Here we are, among the most well-educated, most successful women in America, wondering how our choice to wait for the right relationship has left us single and childless.

WATCH: Never Do This When You Meet A Woman

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women

"It's About A Girl" is a new web series from filmmaker Andrew Jenks, charting the experience of looking for love in your twenties -- and what happens ...

WATCH: How To Fail At Meeting A Girl

Posted 07.23.2013 | Women

"It's About A Girl" is a new web series from filmmaker Andrew Jenks, charting the experience of looking for love in your twenties -- and what happens ...

WATCH: The Most Uncomfortable Subway Ride?

Posted 07.16.2013 | Women

"It's About A Girl" is a new web series from filmmaker Andrew Jenks, charting the experience of looking for love in your twenties -- and what happens ...

Introducing 'It's About A Girl'

Posted 07.09.2013 | Women

"It's About A Girl" is a new web series from filmmaker Andrew Jenks, charting the experience of looking for love in your twenties -- and what happens ...

WATCH: Andrew Jenks Explores The Difference Between The Fantasy And Reality Of Dating

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 07.08.2013 | Women

Boy meets girl. Boy sweeps girl off her feet. Boy and girl live happily ever after. It's a fairytale narrative, but as most of us well know, it's not ...

Thinking About Leaving Him? Think Again

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 09.03.2013 | Women
Susan Rosenzweig

We all have well-meaning friends and families constantly telling us "you deserve better." Well, we do. But I no longer believe that "better" necessarily means leaving.

5 Things to Love About Being Single

Whitney Caudill | Posted 07.23.2013 | Women
Whitney Caudill

Being single is not worse than being married; in many cases, it is better, but, at the very least, it is just different.

I Really Want to Be in a Relationship, But I Really, Really Don't Want to Date

Jennifer Garam | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women
Jennifer Garam

I scanned my schedule for the next month and could not find a single slot to fit him in for coffee. I had to get my taxes done. I was in the middle of decluttering my bookshelf. There was just no time left to waste on meeting someone I didn't know who I probably wouldn't like, anyway.

Please Stop Hooking Up With My [Future] Husband

Susan Rosenzweig | Posted 06.04.2013 | Women
Susan Rosenzweig

"What if sleeping with some guy is squashing his motivation to go out and find the true love of his life because his immediate sexual needs are being met? Meanwhile, some other girl is doing the same with the guy you're supposed to be with."

What Nearly Half Of American Women Fear

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 03.28.2013 | Women

It appears that a staggering number of American women have a common fear: becoming bag ladies. According to a new study, nearly half of women in t...

Do Single Women Need Single Friends?

Posted 03.13.2013 | Women

I'm now the only one in my group who's not attached.

10 Must-Read Quotes After A Split

Posted 02.28.2013 | Divorce

It's easy to feel overwhelmed with the amount of alone time you have after divorce. And as anyone who's ever been through a split can tell you, all to...