Posts tagged "singles"

16 Things Single People Need To Stop Saying As Told In GIFs

I’m not big on the whole New Year’s resolution thing, but I do make a point to clean house every January. This year, my house is single. So, while I’m hiatusing, I am giving my outlook on singledom a scrub down. That means I am getting into every nook and cranny of negativity and trying…

Ami Angelowicz / January 7, 2013

Dating Olympics 2012: Which Country’s Singles Win The Gold?

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London officially kick off today, but the United States has already taken home gold. Dating gold, that is.
Our friends at recently conducted an international survey inspired by the Olympic Games. Luckily, they left the athletic ability to the competitors and focused instead on the dating norms and preference… / July 30, 2012

17 Things We Would Actually Give Up Sex For

According to a study done by “The Today Show” and, one in three single people would give up sex for a year before they would forgo their favorite food. OK, I can kind of understand that. Salted dark chocolate! But here’s the really depressing part. While many of the 4,000 singles polled mentioned steak or…

Ami Angelowicz / July 3, 2012

Things That Seem Normal When You Live Alone

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…

Ami Angelowicz / March 28, 2012

20 Shameful Secret Single Girl Behaviors That We’re Proud To Admit To

The New York Times discovered that single people do really quirky crap when they live alone. Stuff they’d be to embarrassed to do if anyone were watching. But no one is watching. So no one is judging. This allows Shameful Secret Single Behavior to fester and grow and become less appalling to the singleton a…

The Frisky / February 24, 2012

The 3 Big Reasons You’re Still Single

What determines whether you find the love of your life or end up alone?
This question haunts even the most confident women. You’re not alone. It comes up when you’ve spent years in and out of failed relationships and you finally reach the point wanting to give up on love.
If you ask this questio… / February 4, 2012

10 Reasons I’m Thankful To Be Single (Again) This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can really suck when you’re single. I should know, I’ve flown solo to six consecutive turkey dinners. A few years ago, when I thought I was going to have my first coupled-up T-day in ages, I got dumped out-of-the-blue two days before. To add insult to injury, my parents, who had planned to spend…

Ami Angelowicz / November 15, 2011

The Apple Store: A Friendly Place For Single Women

I visited the Apple store last night to purchase a new MacBook Pro.  My computer is lovely and bringing much joy to my life, as I knew it would. What I didn’t know was that the Apple store is an untapped Mecca for single women. How come no one told me sooner?

Ami Angelowicz / March 11, 2011

Girl Talk: I’ve Taken Responsibility For My Singlehood, Now What?

“There was (and still is) something wrong with me. And it’s the same thing that’s ‘wrong’ with pretty much every single woman in New York complaining she can’t find a decent man … We don’t know what we want. And so we want a little bit of everything, over and over again.”

Jennifer Doll’…

Ami Angelowicz / February 17, 2011

Jennifer Aniston Is Happy Alone, She Swears

“I think people honestly just want to see me as a mom and married and barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen … And I just want to say, ‘Everybody, relax! It’s going to happen.’ “Jennifer Aniston on the public’s hopes and dreams for her. That’s a very “Just Go With It” attitude, Jen. Did…

Ami Angelowicz / February 9, 2011

I’m Single Because …

I saw this Tumblr post where a girl made a list of the reasons why she thinks she’s single. While “I just haven’t met the right person,” is a great catch-all, I thought I’d try to dig a little deeper. Ya know, in the interest of self-awareness. Check out my “Why I’m Single” list after…

Ami Angelowicz / January 27, 2011

10 Reasons Why It’s Awesome To Be Single During The Holidays

Being single around the holidays can get you extra seasonally depressed. Everywhere I go, I see couples choosing knickknacks together, making out in front of store windows, and drunkenly leaving parties early so they can go off and do it. Barf! Just kidding, it’s totally cute. I’ve been there and I’ve had a great time…

Simcha / December 25, 2010

Laptop Or Love: Which Would You Choose?

According to a new survey, 48 percent of singles said that finding someone special was their biggest stress during the holiday season. I’m sure this is totally accurate data considering has no vested interest in this topic. More interesting though … about 60 percent of singles said they would rather have a ki…

Ami Angelowicz / December 1, 2010

What Are Your 5 Non-Negotiables?

The New York season of “The Millionaire Matchmaker” has been a little rough to watch so far. Between Patti Stanger’s broken engagement, her emotional outbursts (mostly at the new intern), and her total lack of comprehension of the NYC dating scene, she’s been in a noticeably foul mood. However, her concept of the five non-negotiables,…

Ami Angelowicz / November 11, 2010

Kim Kardashian Sends Mixed Messages About Being Single

“There was at time in my life where all I wanted was a relationship and I thought that was the most important thing. Is it weird that I’m now the single one? It’s definitely a change for me. I have always been the one in a relationship. I like that role, I want that best…

Ami Angelowicz / November 10, 2010

Do You Have A Single Backup Plan?

In college a group of four of my friends made a pact: In the year 2012, if we are all still single, we will forget about trying to find a mate, marry each other, move in together, and build a life. A life that would undoubtedly be filled with lots of love, laughter, and multiple…

Ami Angelowicz / November 3, 2010

The 3-Month Rule

First thing this morning I got a text from one of my friends, the kind I get all too often. “Met my future husband last night!” My response was my standard one: “Get back to me in three months.” If I’ve learned one valuable thing from the dating whirligig I’ve been on for the last…

Ami Angelowicz / October 7, 2010

Are Silly Bandz The New Pickup Line?

Silly Bandz. Where do I even start? Where did they come from? How did they become popular? What’s the point of them? I don’t get it. They’re annoying. But hey, kids will be kids. And part of being a kid is hopping on the “silly trends” train. Yes, I had slap bracelets in 1990. But…

Ami Angelowicz / October 1, 2010

What Does Your Weird Secret Single Behavior Entail?

Since becoming single a year and a half ago, I’ve had the pleasure of living all by myself. As I’ve written before, I love living alone. I love being able to decorate exactly the way I like, I enjoy cooking meals for just myself (well, with leftovers for my pup, Lucca), and I consider full…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2010

9 Shocking Statistics About Singles

Last week, I told you some pretty redunkulous wedding day hoopla statistics. But let me tell you, the numbers on unmarried people are even more surprising. I am one and I couldn’t believe ‘em! Check out what the census and other studies have shown about us unwed Americans. Hey, it might help you get your…

Simcha / June 15, 2010