single

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

Frankie Kingsley3 hours ago
The Unattractive Life
I’m a rather average person. An average looking girl who lives a rather average life. I’m not someone you would actually notice. As a matter of fact, I went throughout my entire school years as someon...
Jessica Skye4 days ago
Love Myself
When your older sister who has been with her seemingly perfect husband for 16 years asks what you want for your 30th birthday and then suggests maybe a boyfriend...ah, jokes. But the thing about my fa...
Hanna Renevi22 days ago
To Feel Rushed in a Place Where Everything Is Slow
I live in London, in the centra of rush hour. I've lived here for the past two years, probably having quite a normal "Londoner life." I go to uni, I live in a house with my mates, I have a part time j...
Julie Chernesky25 days ago
Does My World Still Turn When You're Not Around?
One of my most unredeemable qualities is my inability to move on. While it’s not as bad as it used to be, up until high school I used to love people feeling bad for me whenever I went through hard times. I wanted to hold grudges for everyone who had wronged me growing up so that I could chastise them in my writing and artwork. If I were lucky and got famous enough to be on a talk show or win an award, the plan was to definitely make the point of calling them out on national television. As I cont...
Michelle Hilla month ago
Moving On
I've been single for a good eight years now and there's a reason for that. I guess you could say I wasn't really ready for a relationship, even though I've been in a few throughout high school, and in...
Kristi Jacobsena month ago
32 and (Still) Single
I'm going to be straight—I'm 32 years old, and in my 32 years of life I've never had a long-term relationship. I'm not some closed-in, no-fun, thirty-two-year-old grandma cat lady (though I do have a ...
Modern Day Manlessness
Is it just me, or has it become increasingly difficult to be a confident man these days? Now before you read any further this isn’t a sob-story of how no one understands me or some incel fantasy manif...
I'm Just Kind of Sad Today...
*Sigh* It really hurts. I can’t tell whether or not he really likes me. He seems to like her… They seem way too close to be just coworkers. I’ve seen them hug before as well as I’ve seen them rush to ...
Don Anderson IIa month ago
The Internal War
After I got the news about Sofia and Ellen, I was devastated. We ended up hanging out at our mutual friend's place and a good friend of mine. Peter wanted me to come with him to get some food for our ...
Don Anderson IIa month ago
Me, Ellen, and the Girl I Wish I Never Liked
May 28, 2015: A day I just can't forget no matter what. I was on the floor with a hole in my chest surrounded by people who got the same news as me except I wasn't happy, so I look at the ceiling hopi...
Olivia Lassa month ago
A Night of Reversed Indifference
Have you ever walked through a crowd without fear, your head high, steady steps, confident rhythm? It is possible when you are either too self absorbed in arrogance or you have nothing left to lose. T...
Nathaniel Cornsa month ago
What Is "Aromantic?"
I’ve recently been coming to terms with the fact that I am aromantic. I have been showing signs that I am aromantic for years—my whole life in fact—but it’s only since I learnt the term that I’ve begu...
Hannah Walsha month ago
Being a College Single
I wake up in a foreign bed with a pounding headache. "Not again," I say to myself. I immediately search for my phone, not bothering to check to see who I slept with last night. After I see what time i...
Hannah Taylora month ago
Your Relationship Is Only as Good as Your Singleness
The word single according to Webster means to stand alone, to be “apart.” The word is also related synonymously to outcasted or isolated. All of these terms are negative, and even though Webster claim...
Abby Caroline2 months ago
Dangerously Desperate
Every person desires to find the keys that unlock the doors of love. What if I told you the problem is not in the desire itself, but in the means you use to gain it? For instance.. a girl might change...
Aurelia Gold2 months ago
Memoirs of a Chronic Third Wheel - Part 1
*Semi-autobiographical, thus, names have been changed for privacy.* Not to sound cliché, but it seems like my whole life has been leading up to this point where I have become the third wheel in every ...
Natt Gee2 months ago
A Week Alone
The First Seven Days Adjusting to Single Life
Jonci Potts2 months ago
36 Years of Playing Hide and Seek With Love
I read somewhere the average woman had an average of four sexual partners—and you won’t believe it—that statistic isn’t per year... it's per lifetime. Wonder what that says about me—I had three just l...