Posts tagged "single woman"

Dating Don’ts: The Case For Being The Third Wheel

I am the only person in my friend group not in a relationship, a swinging single floating in the midst of the happily coupled. Nights out are often curtailed early. Someone’s boyfriend is tired, someone else’s boyfriend has the stomach flu. One couple stayed out too late and now has to go home to rest…

By: Megan Reynolds / June 3, 2014

3 Reasons Why Going To A Wedding Alone Is Good For Your Self-Esteem

This weekend, I went to Vermont to see my best friend from childhood get married. It was really wonderful; there’s a special feeling that comes from witnessing someone you knew as a child celebrate such an adult occasion, you know? And it’s also rare that I’m around people outside of my own family who ca…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 4, 2012

The 8 Degrees Of Singlehood

“So … are you single?” It’s a question we expect people to have one of two answers to: Yes, or no. You’re either single or you’re not.

But what about all the various degrees of singlehood? Some single people I know haven’t been on a date in years; others are on a date every…

By: Chiara Atik / May 18, 2012

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

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…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 13, 2012

Florida Mayoral Candidate Rose Ferlita Unelectable Because She’s “Unmarried”

WTF, Florida?!?! Residents of Tampa received a mailer about mayoral candidate Rose Ferlita warning them that this deranged harpy is “Unmarried. Unsure. Unelectable.” What kind of freak wouldn’t be married? Someone who is unfit for public office, that’s who! Rose Ferlita “put her political ambitions first and foremost,” the mailer reads, “while her opponent i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 16, 2011

Why Am I Still Single?

I was on the phone with my friend Beth, a 31-year-old international sales exec at a major Hollywood film studio.

“I can’t believe a four-year relationship could end with us living on two separate coasts,” she said, “But he was traveling so much and I finally just told him, ‘This is not what I…

By: YourTango.com / January 1, 2010

5 Things I’d Do Differently If I Re-Lived My Single Life

In the six weeks or so since my wedding, I’ve had a chance to reflect on how my life has changed as a married woman. There are a few subtle differences (extra ring on my left hand, saying the phrase “my husband,” cooking with fancy pots and pans), but the truth is, life hasn’t changed…

By: Wendy Atterberry / September 2, 2009