Posts tagged "independence"

One Day Less: Spinsterella

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately, more than 70,000 young women and men in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39 will add cancer to that list

Killer Titz | July 31, 2015 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: What My Mom Taught Me About Motherhood

I was in an online networking group, for a while, in which there coincidentally happened to be many, many children of narcissistic parents, mothers especially. Well, either it was a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 18, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Life After Dating: On Expecting A Relationship To Save You

If someone suggested that you were holding out for a relationship to save you and magically solve all your problems, you’d adamantly insist they’d gotten you all wrong and briefly…

Claire Hannum | December 8, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Life After Dating: Sorry, But Sometimes I Just Want A Man To Take Care Of Me

Growing up, I saw singledom as the “default” way to live. My first impression of my (divorced) parents were as singles, and they were carrying on just fine, so I…

Claire Hannum | October 20, 2014 - 2:15 pm

Dating Don’ts: The Importance Of Independence

My ex-boyfriend’s parents have been married for years, but they sleep in separate beds. At first, I found this practice strange, a manifestation of a marriage that no longer had…

Megan Reynolds | April 1, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Travel The World. Alone.

Since 1998, I’ve filled two passports, trundled through innumerable airports and navigated the border crossings of 28 countries — almost always by myself.  Occasionally I’ve been accompanied by a boyfriend,…

Sarah Von Bargen | December 9, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: (Not So) Independent Woman (Anymore)

Just a few years ago, I had a huge pair of balls. Big, old honkin’ balls. And then I moved in with my boyfriend.

He’s not a particularly “Grr!

Jessica Wakeman | January 28, 2010 - 4:59 pm

The Top Ten Best Things About Being Single & Independent

In honor of Independence Day, we asked around for the best things about being single and independent. Here’s the top ten!

“Kissing total…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 3, 2008 - 6:30 pm