single

Whether you're solitary by choice or simply unlucky in love, being single is complicated.

Jen G7 days ago
Spinster Life
So, as a thirty four year old, unmarried (strong, independent) woman, I have had some interesting conversations with people who assume I am the last and most lonely single person to have ever lived. T...
Things I Learned About Relationships from Being Single
Being single is amazing. Of course, being in a relationship is great, too. So great... But the single life is honestly the best life. You become an independent human being who isn't strapped down to j...
Michelle F16 days ago
Being Single in 2017
Everyone seems to be following an unseen biological clock, especially with the quick pace of today’s society. Although we are getting physically older by age in number, we are also still developing in...
Paola R.18 days ago
About that Night....
The anticipation of his next text is exciting. What am I doing? Am I even ready? The text comes in. He asks to meet me. I always imagined I would be more wary in this kind of situation, but I’m not. M...
Ways Being Single Is Good for Your Health
If you are newly single there is good news in that studies show that it's a GOOD thing; so let's discuss the many ways that being single is good for your health. If you just ended a relationship it pr...
Things People Don't Want to Hear from Their Single Friends
I’m sad. I’m lonely. I’m not depressed. Depression is medical; I’m just sad. When someone in a committed long-term relationship says they are sad or lonely, it is their partner’s problem. The public p...
Shannon Campbell2 months ago
#Single: Acceptance and Celebration
These ideas have been circling around in my mind for the past few weeks. I’ve been trying to avoid writing about relationships and romance, but the universe seems to be dropping hints compelling me to...
Amanda Frazier2 months ago
Salt, Starlight, and Chlorine
She lies in the hammock, legs dangling, toes barely brushing the slightly damp grass; her arms behind her head and her long hair undone and hanging behind her to dry. She has been swimming all day, an...
Heather Clarke2 months ago
I Walked Out of My Marriage and Into My Own Life
I never pictured myself alone at 29. I had grand visions of the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect everything. No plans for how to get those things, but I had a vision. I knew what I wan...
Pros and Cons of the Single Life
They said being single is like the end of the world. You are alone as you watch couples going down the street hand-in-hand, giggling, cuddling and even showing public displays of affection. It's such ...
Alecia Rhoe2 months ago
Do I Really Want to Find Love, Now?
Love is a phenomenal feeling. It matters not if it comes from your closest friends or your family. Knowing that someone will go to the ends of the earth for you is amazing; it's downright inexplicable...
Maurice Bernier3 months ago
I Wonder
Wonder. What an amazing word. It gets the mind to thinking about things. It makes the imagination active. It can make you scared or it can make you brave. It can do many things to one's mind. Most of ...
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Alexandria Ross3 months ago
Single Life of an Introvert: 365 Days of Bullshit
So I've been a little depressed lately. I don't know, maybe it's because of my hair or because I am completely confused about life. I mean I'm 25 years old, I still live with my parents, I have no car...
Maurice Bernier3 months ago
My Friend Loneliness!
I have reached a point in my life when I must accept what is. Way back in the year of 1956, a happy baby boy was born in the month of February. When he was born, he had no bills, no taxes, no worries ...
Gary Jacob3 months ago
Letter to an Ex
You weren't the first person I cared for. But you were the first in a long time that made me feel like I wasn't alone. We didn't even talk. It was better when we didn't. When we could just lay on the ...
Taylor Markarian3 months ago
An Open Letter to the Women Who Can Never Be Single
Dear Relationship Addict, I get it. I really do. Everyone wants to be loved by someone. When others call you beautiful or say "I love you" or tell you how special you are, it makes you feel valued. Th...
Maurice Bernier3 months ago
Lady, I Love YOU!!!!
Lady, you're in love today but what about your broken heart tomorrow? I know that you are very happy today, at least it seems like you are very happy. Are you sure? Is he everything that you were hopi...
Rachel Newcombe3 months ago
From Boys to Men
I'm really young - just old enough to drink in the States young. Taylor Swift has a song about my upcoming birthday. But I've always been an older soul, and it has been commented on multiple times tha...