single

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

Amanda Frazier4 days 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 Clarke5 days 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 Rhoe10 days 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 Bernier11 days 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 ...
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 Bernier12 days 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 Jacob12 days 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 Markarian14 days 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 Bernier15 days 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 Newcombe16 days 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...
Michael C.18 days ago
When it Rains it Pours
The rain broke the silence as my pickup tore through the puddles on the road. Wipers slapping across the wind shield on the fastest setting barely kept a visible path on the glass. My eyes should have...
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Hannah Collins18 days ago
Home Alone: Should You Live by Yourself?
Often considered an important milestone for young people in their 20s, most people will live alone at some point in their lives. However, with rent and property prices skyrocketing this option is beco...
Maurice Bernier19 days ago
The Perfect Lady... for ME!!!
If I heard it once, I've heard it a billion times. "Nobody is perfect." Uh huh. I heard it. So what? Maybe nobody is perfect to them. Maybe they don't believe in perfection. Who knows? To me, I look a...
I Am a Man and I Am Scared
I am speaking about fear of private speaking here. I am talking about emotional avoidance. Maybe this is a form of impotence... I am scared of sharing intimacy. Scared of not being able to behave "lik...
Maurice Bernier20 days ago
Feed Me!!! I Said, Feeeeed Me!!!
Life is tough for a single guy here in New York City. Sometimes, we need help just to get through our busy day. Face it. It takes a whole lot of energy just to look this good. Let us start with the ve...
Maurice Bernier23 days ago
I Love You, But I Don't Know Who You Are
July 24, 2017 To the most BEAUTIFUL lady in the universe, I LOVE YOU! I LOVE YOU! I LOVE YOU! I most certainly do. The only problem is that I don't know you. I don't know where you are. You can be any...
Georgie C24 days ago
The Texting Rules - When Is It Time to Stop?
Here's a bet - whoever invented the double blue tick for the WhatsApp app was a woman. I'd put £1,000 on it because I knew I was right. In a world where technology is advancing faster than ever, you w...