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Plenty of People Settle, They Just Refuse To Admit It

January 20th, 2015

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It’s become de rigueur of xoJane to publish posts from women lacking self-awareness, especially when to comes to dating. Last week, one of xoJane’s regular contributors lamented about the shallowness of men in Manhattan. I love New York, but I hate dating here. I have no problem meeting men, but I have yet to meet […]

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I Just Can’t: Here’s What’s Really Amazing About Being Single

April 7th, 2014

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From my I Just Can’t Files… Nothing, and I mean NOTHING, grates my cheese more than articles written by coupled up people that condescend to single people. This article is just that.  It should have been titled, “Being In a Relationship Isn’t Any Better Than Being Single. Except When It Is.” Let’s begin:   Ways […]

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It’s Time To Stop Making Male Approval So Important

November 12th, 2013

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This article over at The Frisky made my head explode. Dear Single Friends, We haven’t seen a lot of you lately. And when we have, there have been strained exchanges and tense subtext. We can see you stifling an eye roll when we bring up our S.O.’s name. So we stopped bringing up his name […]

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Dating & Schadenfraude: Admit It…You Like It When Single Friends Struggle

October 22nd, 2013

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Name: Emily (for the purpose of posting, but you can see my real name in my email address) : Comment: This will sound strange, but I am writing about a friend whose behavior perplexes me.  She turns to me for advice, but I might be too close to her to be able to see what […]

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Finding a Man Is Not a Contest

October 14th, 2013

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Name: Amanda Comment: I think I might be my own worst enemy. I recently started dating a guy I’ve known for years, but only as an acquaintance. He has every quality I’ve learned I want over my past serious relationships. We went on a first date and he was a perfect gentlemen and we have […]

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Moxie Rant: Thank You For MarriedSplaining Dating To Me

August 20th, 2013

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I’m coining  a new phrase. MarriedSplaining. MarriedSplaining is when a man or woman cites the fact that they managed to get married, a Herculean feat apparently, as evidence that they know more about relationships and dating than single people. They are not to be confused with married people who simply offer their insights without trotting […]

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