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Love & Sex

Some people come to New York City for work. Some people come to New York City for school. Some people are born in New York City and never end up leaving. But whatever your reason for being here, you probably ended up staying, in part, for one reason: options. On any given night there are… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Back when I was in a relationship, there were a few things I missed about being a single girl. I had been in a great relationship with myself for two years and for all the pleasures of having a boyfriend, I also missed some parts of my former life. Now that I’m Jessica, Party of… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

When you’re single, Valentine’s Day—with its flowers, chocolates and all-around coupliness—can feel like a cruel joke the world is playing to rub in the fact that you don’t have someone special. It can certainly be doldrums producing—but why let it be? This is one day where you have to take the bull by the horns,… READ MORE »


Guys

As I write this, the floating concrete mall known as Manhattan is experiencing a “wintery mix,” which is what happens when Old Man Winter has food poisoning. Walking to work this morning I got snow up my nose, elbowed in the fat wings by a grumpy Hobbit wrapped in scarves waiting for the subway, and… READ MORE »


Celebs

“I want to try to be single my whole year of being 30. I’ve never just dated and done whatever I wanted. I have a hundred different jobs — when do I have time to really focus on someone? I’ve made a promise to myself and I’m really trying hard to stick to it, but… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Dear Single Self,

Hi. How are you this holiday season? Feeling a little hopeless? Downtrodden perhaps? Frustrated? Bitter? A little panicked about turning 32 with no potential prospects on the horizon? Feeling like a big, fat failure in the relationship department? Feeling like fate may have cheated you? I thought so. I’ve come with… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

You’ve heard the old adage: you have to put yourself out there if you want to find someone! Well, if you’re sending out the wrong signals or you aren’t pursuing the right kind of people, it won’t matter how much you put yourself out there — you’re still going to wind up empty-handed in the… READ MORE »


Celebs

“I put myself in the eyeline of love, but I can’t quite get it together. I’m not okay being single because I’m a relationship girl. I love the romance. … He has to be funny because I love to laugh. Driven, creative, motivated and inspired. He has to be a loving guy, who loves his… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Yes, loneliness can be depressing — even crushing — but as this lovely video reminds us, there can be a real freedom in being alone, as well. Spending time by yourself can be renewing. “Lonely is freedom that breathes easy and weightless, and lonely is healing if you make it.” [via Kottke] … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

This month marks not only my 34th birthday (tomorrow!), but also the third anniversary of my move from Chicago to New York to move in with my now husband. I wasn’t sure at the time if I’d be getting my own place and just staying with him temporarily, or even if the relationship would work… READ MORE »


Guys

“Single” does not mean “Unloved.” “Single” means “I’m making myself a magical pot of pasta and re-watching season three of ‘The Wire.’ What are you bringing to my dope-ass party?””Those are our cosmic marching orders from the top down: Beget while the begetting is good. If the universe is such a smarty, why did it… READ MORE »


Celebs

“I have tortured myself over [my relationship with Tommy Lee] for years and was devastated and depressed for much of the last 15 years about that. It’s mostly about the kids. I think I’ve just tried to attach myself to anybody who’d create a family, but the people I attracted weren’t really the fairy tale… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Most women carry a pocketbook, a bag, a purse, or whatever they may choose to call it. Aside from the basic necessities, such as a phone, planner, wallet, and an iPod, a single woman requires her own set of must-haves. Being single is all about being independent, enjoying life alone, and, if you’re ready, finding… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Independence Day got its name for a historical reason, but here at The Frisky we’re celebrating it with a twist. This Fourth of July don’t just celebrate the independence of our country, but also raise your glass and celebrate that you’re single and independent. Here’s how to add a single and lovin’ it flavor to… READ MORE »


health

As a single lady who is fairly skeptical about marriage, I found this NY Times Magazine article very enlightening. The long-standing theory is that there are major health benefits for the marrieds of the world—they tend to live longer, healthier lives. But new research is showing that this “marriage benefit” does not extend to those… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I haven’t had a boyfriend in almost a year and I’d really like one. Since my last relationship, I’ve had a handful of dates that went nowhere along with a few make-out sessions with inappropriate people like my ex’s best friend and a guy who lives 3,000 miles away and was only in town for… READ MORE »


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