Posts tagged "singles"

Single People Kick Butt

Couples always seem to catch a lucky break over Valentine's Day. They can't just be happy to have someone to spend the day with. No! That's not enough for couples; they seem to get all the cool Valentine's Day promotions as well. For example, many hotels are offering cute weekend getaways,…
By: Persia Ali / February 10, 2009

Why It’s Better Not To Have A Valentine

Sometime when I wasn't looking, Valentine's Day metamorphosed from a C-list kids' holiday, with pink and red candy and construction-paper hearts, into an extravaganza. The regular-person equivalent of Oscar Night, but instead of Best Picture or Best Supporting Actress, prizes are given for Best Achievement in the Acquisition of a Leading Man. But…
By: YourTango.com / February 10, 2009

Going On A Manhunt: On the Prowl In The ’80s

I’ve been single so long, I was starting to think I’m do everything wrong…that is until I watched this totally '80s dating video, "Going On A Manhunt," brought to us by the studs of VHS at Everything Is Terrible. Sheesh, the "experts" in this vid managed to come up with so many idea…
By: Simcha / December 17, 2008

Dating Drama: Why I’m Happy To Be Single (For Now)

Not long ago, I had a boyfriend. Now, I'm single. Again. I’d been feeling like my relationship wasn’t working for a while, but that hasn’t made the breakup any easier. I miss my ex, but even more, I miss the idea of us having a future together. At the same time, I’m getting…
By: Rachel Kramer Bussel / December 15, 2008

Fight Single Blues This Holiday

The December holidays are a time of romance and sex, right? Whimsical jewelry commercials, love-themed Christmas songs and invitations on pretty paper to parties for "you and a guest" all add up to a magical time of year… except if you're single.
By: YourTango.com / December 8, 2008

The 10 Strangest Things About Being Suddenly Single

So I've concluded week two of being "on a break" from my relationship. Newsflash: It still sucks. So far, I've progressed from the "so damned depressed I may never emerge from under the covers" stage to the "okay, this may actually be real" stage. I've got no idea what week three's stage will be, but…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2008

8 Ways To Celebrate National Singles And Unmarrieds Week

Party girl alert: It’s National Singles and Unmarrieds Week! While the title seems redundant, the need to celebrate never is. After all, being a free agent is totally awesome for many, many very sexy reasons. So if you’re flying solo, here are some suggestions for how to honor yourself and this completely…
By: Simcha / September 26, 2008

Britney Spears Is A Womanizer, Bitch

Color me excited! Britney Spears new single, "Womanizer", is here! I love it, of course. Don't judge.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 26, 2008

If You’re Really Into Recycling

There are online dating sites geared toward practically any highly specific interest out there, and since people are all about being green, it should be no surprise that there are tons for eco-minded people. Green Singles, Green-Passions, Earth Wise Singles, and Green Speed Dating are…
By: Catherine Strawn / August 15, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Beijing’s Fashion Dress Code And Problems With Being Single

Beijing residents got a style guide covering what to where during the Olympics. Not allowed: white socks with black leather shoes, and wearing pajamas to visit neighbors. [AP via The Huffington Post] Being single in your 40s might cause you to develop cognitive impairment. [AJC]…
By: Catherine Strawn / August 1, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Loud Music, Women’s Restrooms, And Unmarried Americans

Loud music seems to cause people to drink more, faster. [EurekAlert!]…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 21, 2008

The Top Ten Best Things About Being Single & Independent

In honor of Independence Day, we asked around for the best things about being single and independent. Here's the top ten! 10. HOOKING UP "Kissing total strangers when you're out at bars or on dance floors. No names, no numbers exchanged, just random frenching." -- Sonia "Ahh, guiltless, shameless flirting with strangers." -- Jocely…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 3, 2008

Jessica Simpson Goes A Little Bit Country

Jessica Simpson has been hard at work on a country album for the last year and her new single, "Come On Over", was just leaked. Check it out here and then tell us what you think. Personally, I like really crappy music (in addition to good music), so I kind of think it'…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 28, 2008

Heidi Fleiss Airs Her Dirty Laundry

Being a single gal is fun and can even allow you to get a little extra freaky! But sometimes the pendulum swings the other way -- not knowing where your next piece of ass will come from can leave you in a sad dry spell, and even the professionals aren’t immune. Heidi Fleiss, the infamou…
By: Simcha / May 19, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Successfully Quit Smoking, See Elijah Wood Covered In Spaghetti, And More

Women who attempted to quit smoking before hitting the ovulation part of their cycle were more likely to smoke again than those trying to quit at other times. [BBC]…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 21, 2008

Happy Black Day!

Think we have too many lame romantic holidays in the U.S.? Don't visit South Korea. There, marketers have cooked up even more days to make single people feel bad about themselves. White Day, on March 14, is when men give gifts to women. (Local custom dictates that women give men presents on Valentine's Day.) Black…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 14, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Marilyn Monroe On Her Knees, Guy Ritchie’s Diet, And Married Couples

A sex tape featuring Marilyn Monroe giving an unidentified man a blow job has been sold to a New York businessman for $1.5 million. Back in the '60s, then-FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover had agents spend weeks attempting to figure out who the man was -- if it was John F. Kennedy or Robert F.
By: Catherine Strawn / April 14, 2008

Where The Boys At? Um, Not On The East Coast

It looks like I'm living in the wrong city -- and there is little to no chance I will be moving to LA...ever. Oh well, at least single people are in the majority these days. Woohoo! [The Boston Globe]…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 2, 2008

High Blood Pressure And Marriage

Do you remember that Sex and the City episode where Samantha's doctor tells her she might have developed breast cancer because of her "lifestyle choices" (being single and childless). Well, now there's a study that says happily married adults have lower blood pressure than single people. Don't take this as an edict to get married,…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 20, 2008

6 Easy Ways To Get Your Sexy Back Post-Breakup

Breakin’ up is hard to do, and like any other natural disaster, the aftermath is awful. You just don’t know what to do with your wreckage, but you gotta get back in business. And while "Ploomy’s 30 Tips To Help You Get Your Swagger Back" is a great post-breakup to-do list for me…
By: Simcha / March 18, 2008