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I still want to be in a relationship eventually, and have a family and all that, but right now I am happy being single, and that scares me.

I’m Happy Being Single And It Scares The Sh*t Out Of Me

I still want to be in a relationship eventually, and have a family and all that, but right now I am happy being single, and that scares me. Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   09.24.18   |   SHARE
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I never imagined myself being anyone’s wife so I grieved for my single life when I got married.

Why I Grieved For My Single Life When I Got Married

I never imagined myself being anyone’s wife so I grieved for my single life when I got married. I began to secretly long for the life I’d left behind. Read...
Anonymous of SHESAID    |   06.25.18   |   SHARE
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 People are constantly judged for not being the “relationship type,” thanks to false stereotypes.

It’s OK If You’re Not The Relationship Type

People often make a big deal about someone who is not the “relationship type,” but I have been single for a while now, and there is nothing I enjoy Read...
Nisha Baghadia of Role Reboot    |   01.3.18   |   SHARE
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Unless I’ve asked for advice specifically (or you know me so well that I don’t have to ask), you don’t have the right to comment on my singledom.

It’s Not Your Right To Comment On My Singledom

Do I give you unsolicited advice on your marriage? Don't comment on my singledom. Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   12.22.17   |   SHARE
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Take some time to truly sort out what you, a real human person with real human emotions, want from a relationship. That requires time, which means — you guessed it — being single.

Why Being Single Helps You Find 'The One' Faster Than Serial Dating

Finding love actually doesn’t begin when you find the right person. It begins when you love yourself. Being single may be scary and all, but it’s Read...
Gigi Engle    |   06.27.17   |   SHARE
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Just because someone’s not married doesn’t mean he or she is undesirable.

3 Unfair Stigmas Surrounding Singles (And Why We Must Change Them)

Let’s bust the stigmas surrounding singles and become more open and inclusive. Read...
Sandy Weiner of The Good Men Project    |   05.1.17   |   SHARE
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Keep in mind that social media may show you happy portraits of all kinds of couples, but cuts out their struggles and daily interactions.

Why I Avoid "Relationship Goals" (And Why You Should, Too)

“Relationship goals, relationship goals, relationship goals." Enough already. Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   03.3.17   |   SHARE
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"you can never, ever go wrong when you choose to take care of yourself."

Why Being Single Has Been The Best Gift I've Given To Myself

I am a recovering serial dater who is now single and actually enjoying it. Read...
Erin McKelle    |   09.11.15   |   SHARE
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