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Things That Seem Normal When You Live Alone

Living Alone Rocks
Seven things you'll miss out on by not living alone at least once! Read More »
Secret Single Behavior
The 20 things we're kind of ashamed that we do when we're alone. Read More »
Forever Alone
I want to live alone forever! Read More »
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We confessed our shameful single girl behaviors to you recently. This UCB video about things that seem normal when you live alone includes many of them.  Peeing with the door open. Check. Talking to yourself (sometimes in a British accent). Check. Cuddling with the laundry pile. Check. Using farts as backup vocals in your band of one. Check. Defrosting chicken in the shower. Well … maybe not that one … YET.  [Tastefully Offensive]

7 Things You Miss Out On By Not Living Alone At Least Once

Every Woman Needs
30 days of the people, skills, and experiences that every woman needs. Read More »
Forever Alone
I want to live alone forever! Read More »
Secret Single Behavior
The 20 things we're kind of ashamed that we do when we're alone. Read More »

I have written before about how much I enjoy living alone. I got my own apartment shortly after my fiancé and I broke up; though I did very much enjoy cohabiting with him — having roommates in college and in my first years in NYC, not so much — I quickly discovered that living alone was so much better. While I am a big believer in living together before marriage and know I will live with a partner again, it will take a mighty special person to get me to break up with my bachelorette pad.

I recognize I am in a privileged position, being able to afford my own place, especially in New York. But if you ever get the chance to live alone — and this is certainly more economically feasible in other parts of the country where rent isn’t so mind-bogglingly high — you need to seize the opportunity. Living alone has presented me with some awesome perks that I think may sway you to someday ditch the roommate or cohabiting BF.  Keep reading »

Girl Talk: I Want To Live Alone Forever

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I eventually want a long-term, committed relationship and kids. But I’ve recently come to the realization that I also don’t think I ever want to share my living space with another adult. For the first time in my life, I live alone and I love it. These two desires — to have kids with someone and to live alone — do not really go hand in hand. Crap. Keep reading »

Living Alone And Loving It

Here are the things I know for sure: I sleep better with socks on; I prefer Dutch chocolate to Swiss; I look lousy in black and will always wear it anyway; and I will never, ever live with a man again. Keep reading »

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