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

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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 Carolinea year 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 Golda year 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 Geea year ago
A Week Alone
The First Seven Days Adjusting to Single Life
Erika Potapa year 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...
Danielle Grapesa year ago
Forever Single
For some people, being single is the worst thing you can be. You're supposed to want to settle down, have kids, and do the whole white picket fence thing. And for many of us ladies, it almost feels li...
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Laura Ta year ago
'I'm Really Into You But...'
I'm 23 and the number of conversations I've had online with people I do not know probably surpassed the three-digit figure some time ago. Hundreds of matches and meaningless conversations later, I fin...
Erika Farraha year ago
Pretty But Lonely
This particular entry is about the world I have personally lived in. While I do not hide my personal life, I do not often share it either. Why? Because there are things that aren't meant to be spoken,...
Aris Robinsona year ago
First Dates
First dates are the pinnacle of the start of a relationship. They are either a painful shortcut to the end, or the opening to a great beginning. This also means that during the first date there is a l...
hpth.nxrwhal :)a year ago
Homecoming Proposal Gone Wrong
I had been texting this boy that I knew since middle school and we were pretty close friends. I had been crushing on him since my eighth grade year of junior high and I was aware of the fact that he h...
hpth.nxrwhal :)a year ago
My Crush's Sister Didn't like Me?
During my freshman year of high school, I met this guy who we'll call Joseph. He was a really nice person who I was able to befriend because we had mutual friends. Before I knew it, I began to have a ...