Posts tagged "settling"

Poll: Would You Rather Be Single Forever Or With Someone You’re Meh About?

Happy National Singles Week! In honor of the festive occasion, I’d like to discuss people who SETTLE.

I’ve always been told not to settle for anyone who’s less than perfect for me, but for some, singlehood is seemingly not an option. So many people I know have chosen to be with, and i…

Katie Oldenburg / September 19, 2013

20 Percent Of You Are In Love With Someone Else

Last night I watched the movie “Vicki Cristina Barcelona” and, like all movies, it got me thinking. If you haven’t seen it, here’s the synopsis: two best friends go to Barcelona for the summer, one of whom is Cristina, a free spirited, open-minded woman looking not for love but adventure. She only knows what she…

Carli Alexa Blau / July 20, 2010

To Settle Or Not To Settle?

There is that scene in Bridget Jones’ Diary, where, Bridge (as she’s called) lies on her couch, pajama-clad, bottle of vodka clutched tightly in hand, bemoaning the fate of an untimely death for a single person. She worries that if she were to die, alone in her apartment, it is likely that someone would find…

Natalie Krinsky / March 2, 2010

Quote Of The Day: Amerie Breaks Down Why Women Settle And Men Don’t

“Men rarely settle; they won’t wife up someone they don’t feel is worthy of them. A woman can persistently chase a man, and he may sleep with her, but it’ll never make him love her. Yet a guy that a woman’s not interested in can hound her, and if he’s persistent enough, he’ll wear her…

Annika Harris / November 7, 2009

Dating Don’ts: How NOT To Settle

When I questioned a friend about why she was marrying a guy whom she found only mildly attractive, didn’t enjoy having sex with and wasn’t in love with, she told me this: “Marriage isn’t about love, it’s about finding the person who gets on your nerves the least.”

I recall being both horrified and…

Judy McGuire / June 18, 2009

When To “Satisfice” Yourself For The Sake Of Your Relationship

The other day I was reading an article about the 8 ways to trick your brain into spending less (sadly, booze didn’t make the list) and one of the tips was to “satisfice yourself.” Thinking that might require batteries or something, I sailed on over to Wikipedia for a definition and discovered that satisfice i…

Wendy Atterberry / October 3, 2008