Category: Living Single

The Golden Rules For Dating Mom and Dad

Dating can be a difficult task for the single and fabulous. With all the rules said and unsaid, regulations and violations dating on any level is a full time job. For those of us who are single parents the mere thought of dating can be exhausting, and being involved with someone who isn’t a parent... Read more »

Married...Shacking Up...Are You Sure About That? What's Your Relationship Status?

In 2015 when I was a contributor for Madamenoire.com, I wrote this piece about being sure and secure of your relationship status because so many people seemed confused about whether or not they were in a committed relationship. Three years later and the same confusion still occurs, so I decided to resubmit this post hoping... Read more »

Single Advice: Banishing the June Bride Blues!

“Here comes the bride, here comes the bride, here comes the bride….” and once again it’s not you. It’s that time of year again for flowers, showers, and celebrations for upcoming nuptials of close friends, relatives, or social media associates, and you’re on the sideline watching in envy. For many women, this season brings about... Read more »
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Single Quiz: Rate Your (self as a) Mate

There are so many tests, quizzes and polls that ask what kind of lover you are, what type of leader you’ll be, and–my personal favorite–what your Transformer name is. The point of many of these quizzes is for entertainment, to discover something new about yourself, or to reaffirm what you already knew. With all the different... Read more »

They're BACK!-How to Handle an Absentee Parents Return

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. I’ve often wondered how distance or space can make the heart yearn for who or what’s missing when communication is key to building quality relationships. But, if absence makes the heart grow fonder, how does the heart feel when someone returns? Does it bring them closer? Or... Read more »

Rules to Living Single!

IIII’mmmmm BAAACCCKK!!! I know it’s been quite a while since I’ve written anything about anything, but I’m back and ready with a renewed spirit to help any single along the way. During my brief hiatus I often thought about how my fellow single sisters were doing on this wonderful, yet tumultuous journey we call “The... Read more »
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Questions Every Single Should Ask When Dating...

Questions Every Single Should Ask When Dating...
Have any of you ever played a friendly game of 21 questions? Well if you haven’t it’s a game where you think of different questions to ask someone, or however many people are playing, to find out more about them. The questions can range from simple to complex depending on what you want to learn,... Read more »

6 Single Truths Every Single Woman Should Live With

6 Single Truths Every Single Woman Should Live With
Living life as a single woman is an unsung adventure often overlooked. This is the time for traveling, discovering who you are, building your career or brand, developing lifelong friendships, so on and so on. It is a gift during life that has so much to offer, and allows a person (people) to grow as... Read more »

What Do the "Lonely" Do...On Valentines Day?

For decades, February 14th has been dubbed the most romantic day of the year. It’s the day where couples celebrate their love, roses are delivered, and it’s a number of jewelry stores personal ‘Black Friday’. This is the one time of the year where gestures of love stream through the air with a variety of expressions of... Read more »
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The New Fad that Should Fade: Women Proposing to Men

So the day has finally come. There’s a beautiful ring, a nervous partner, and a well prepared speech that’s been rehearsed more times than you can remember. The ambiance has been set, and you’re ready to ask the love of your life to marry you! The time has come, and as you anxiously approach your... Read more »