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

Skye Bothma2 days ago
Alone at Christmas
Am I strange for looking forward to spending Christmas alone this year? As a single, never-married, childless woman over 40 with no nearby family, this time of year should be filling me with dread, an...
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Nayna G.7 days ago
Reality
Dear *****, It was the first day back to school and I was starting my junior year. It was last period and I walked in recognizing everyone's face, but yours. You were new. You sat across the room and ...
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Katie D8 days ago
It's Really Me, Not You
"So, like, why did we stop talking?" I was recently asked this question by a guy I talked to over the summer. This wasn't the first time I'd been asked this, either. In fact, I even ask myself this qu...
Meghan Harris11 days ago
What Ifs and Should Have
Somedays I wonder what my life would look like if I had let myself fall in love. Let me back up. I’ve never actually been in love or had any sort of relationship that resembled a romantic love interes...
Yannick Taylor15 days ago
Surviving Single Life During the Holidays
The holidays are upon us. Meeting with family and gathering around friends and loved ones that are in happy relationships or marriages can enhance the cons and negativity associated with being single....
The "Single" Love Guru
This may sound crazy and wild but I'm single, single and not sure if ready to mingle. This is my story and possibly the story of many lovely young or old people out there. I have been single for all m...
Kait Nevin19 days ago
Four Years Starved
It’s not dating that’s hard, it’s meeting people. Think about it. The only reason dating sites exist is because people are too busy, far, or anti-social to meet people. It would be amazing if the worl...
A Casual Virgin21 days ago
Loneliness Lacunas
Lacuna (n) - An unfilled space, Gap Loneliness is a strange emotion. Has a friend of yours ever told you they feel lonely? Have you ever told a friend you feel lonely? What was the response that was r...
Eve Tawfick21 days ago
I'm Going to Get on Your Every Last Nerve Until You Stop Judging Me
I'm going to get on your every last nerve until you stop judging me and you better believe it. We all go through our day with a million little judgements. The person at the checkout was rude, that gir...
James Roller22 days ago
Being Single
Being 41 is not easy. I have gotten to an age where I realize I have wasted a lot of my time; time doing nothing that has gotten me anywhere in life. One of those aspects, where I have wasted, is in t...
Worst Stereotypes About Single Women
Speaking as a relationship writer who has become convinced that modern dating is toxic, I'll be the first to say that staying single is often a person's best bet. Simply put, we can't trust anyone to ...
Atterrue Robbinsa month ago
The True Feeling of a Teen Heartbreak
I am a nineteen year old girl who is currently experiencing a heart break. Now many people will read this and say, "You don't even know what love is." My question is, who are you to tell me how I feel...
R.A. Hudsona month ago
Do I Have to Say Goodbye?
When having to give up the thing that makes you happy because it also causes you pain, it's like digging into your own skin and ripping your heart out of your chest. The thought of having to say goodb...
Faraji Pettya month ago
You Don't Need No Man (Or Woman)
So I know many of us single or taken see so many couples and romance movies/stories and feel as though there is this “pressure” to be in love or in a relationship. Well, I’m here to squash that idea. ...
Katy Christensena month ago
Crush Being Single
Being single has two sides. To some is a gift, to others, it is a curse. The question is do you see being single as a curse or a gift? There are many things that one can do single that one cannot do w...
Elisa Brooksa month ago
Why Staying Single Might Be Good for You
I have always been the single friend. The character that you see in movies and television shows, the girl who can never find a boyfriend, never seems to have her act together, often portrayed as the p...
Luke Hardinga month ago
The Power of Gratitude Pt. 1
Let's face it, the love life can get pretty complicated: Step 1- Find someone who is actually remotely interested in me. Step 2- Continue to make that interest grow. Step 3- Try really hard not to f**...
Open Letter to the Boy Who Didn't Deserve Me
They say being in love with one person while you’re dating someone else is wrong. I agree with this statement, but I also have done that very thing. People were right; I couldn’t decide what I wanted....