5 Things Stopping You From Getting Married

Sometimes Love is just unnecessarily weird.It seems as if when we’re in desperate search of it we can’t find it and when we’ve finally learned to live without it, love knocks on our door unannounced, heart-in-hand with a box of chocolates like it never left. If you’ve ever truly loved then you know just how amazing it feels and to want that feeling forever is completely understandable. If you’ve been dating FOR-EV-ER and you’ve wondered why you’re not married here are five important things to consider:1.You’re dating the wrong person....more

Single Proverbs 31 Woman

We've all read and heard perspectives on what it means to be a 'Proverbs 31 Woman' (P31). As a single woman desiring to be married, I wanted a deeper understanding of this phrase. I wanted to dissect each verse and uncover the responsibility associated with holding such coveted title. So I asked myself, what does it mean to be a virtuous woman whose price is far above rubies?Many times the Proverbs 31 Woman is understood from a married woman's perspective; from the viewpoint of a woman who has already taken her vows and started a family. ...more
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When Do All the Single Ladies Get to Celebrate?

The mail comes.  It’s a pretty envelope adorned with fancy calligraphy on the front with my name and address; obviously another invitation for something.  I get a lot of those these days.Engagement parties.  Showers (bridal AND baby!).  Bachelorette parties.  Weddings.  Christenings.  First birthday parties. When your friends get married and have children, those invitations never stop arriving.  I started getting them in my mid-20’s and now, at 33, I’m still getting them....more
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What Does It Mean To Be "UNgaged"?

When are you going to meet a nice boy and get married?Ya know what, aunts and grandmothers of the world? I did find a nice boy and we were going to get married. My Pinterest board was stacked with gowns, some of which I actually tried on. We had a killer wedding party lined up and a location all picked out. We looked at houses and discussed school districts and baby names. We daydreamed about our future together and all the wonderfully romantic things our life would have in store.It was going to be great. ...more
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5 Reasons You Might Be Single

TataIf you are happily single then this post might not be for you. But if you aspire to be in a serious relationship or even married these are 5 things you may want to consider. Now please understand this is in no way a comprehensive list but this is something to help you jump start a positive dating lifestyle....more
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Don't be THAT mom: Why your single/non-mom girlfriends are starting to hate you

I was the first one of all my girlfriends to have a baby, so I never ran into this problem… but now that most of my girls have caught up and jumped on the mama-train, I’m starting to notice a trend emerging, and it has something to do with pissing off our single or childless friends.  Have you ever heard a new mama say  “I’d love to hang, but it has to be between 10-1 or 2-4, because that’s when he takes his nap”?  Just hang on while all your non-parent friends puke in their mouths....more

I Asked 6 Guys To Dinner and They All Said No

When I started my blog, I saw myself as Carrie Bradshaw. Reality check: I'm Bridget Jones.If a semi-attractive girl with a fun job, sparkling personality, and killer (or so I’m told) smile, asked you to be her date for a five-course wine pairing dinner at a “fancy” restaurant, what would you say?The answer wasn’t what I hoped…to say the least....more
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Female and Single: Yes, We're Fine.

I don’t know if this is still a thing but if you’re a single woman and you still get asked “Why are you single?” followed by a concerned, pity face, you’re not alone.I’m that girl. I’m the single girl who has been single for longer than I could even remember. I’m actually okay with it. I bet most of us are until people around us start to talk about women and relationships, or even marriage for that matter, as if it is a goal, as if being with someone for a prolong period of time is the proof of the female’s quality....more
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The stigmas of womanhood

I was in the store with my son, when a woman remarked at how well behaved he was being. I smiled (because I was filled with mommy happiness at the compliment) and agreed - he is a really great little guy. Then, the conversation took a turn for the worse....more

4 Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s Day When You Are Single

I’m just going to say it! It is tough to be a single woman on Valentine’s Day....more