How My CoWorker Single Shamed Me

Apparently single-shaming is an epidemic, and I have become its latest victim. At work, while discussing random mundane things with a co-worker I am not really friends with. You know that co-worker that always has something to say and you just pretend type on your computer while they stand at your desk yammering, in hopes that they’ll go away…that co-worker. During the one-sided chat, the topic of money jumped into the conversation, which went a little something like this: Me: I usually work 2 jobs.Co-Worker: Well yah, you’re SINGLE.Me: That’s not why. My work ethic-Her: My husband makes good money and I don’t have to worry about that.I don’t have to worry about whether there is enough.I guess being single equates to being a broke, lonely loser. Women are shamed for being single, while men are praised for it. I’m a lonely loser for being single, but a man my exact age, is a “player”. And the fact that I work, sometimes two jobs, and live on my own, pay all of my own bills, and am independent, means nothing because at thirty-six years old…I am single…and a loser, according to her.As soon as I caught onto the fact that she was single-shaming me, I felt this insane need to defend my singledom. I became defensive and kept trying to spew out as many reasons I could think of as to why I am absolutely fine as a single woman, but she kept purposely interrupting me. Every single time I tried to finish a sentence I started about how I am okay, she would cut me off....more

He Cheated, Now What...Does The "Cheater Gene" Really Exist?

  Cheating is super fun for some people. Like, “Thrill Seekers” who are literally turned on not so much by the act of cheating, but by the possibility of being caught while doing so. Cheating has gone on since the beginning of time whether it be on a test (which we all did in high school…damn algebra), or on our partners. Why do we cheat? Is there a true genetic predisposition to be a “cheater” or have we all just lost our sense of impulse control? First, we have to look at why constitutes cheating on your partner. Here is where things can get tricky because we all have our own interpretations of what cheating actually is. For some its dancing with someone that is not their partner at a club, or watching porn. Other people feel texting someone that is not their partner is cheating. Those acts are not even physical, but can be considered cheating. Then, there are the physical acts of kissing, touching or having sex with someone who is not your partner....more

5 Signs He's Just Stringing You Along

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That Moment I Listed My Never-Worn Wedding Gown on eBay

One day in 2009, Halloween to be exact, my mom and I went shopping at the mall and began looking for wedding dresses. Let me set the scene: my ex-boyfriend and I had been together over one year and he wanted to move in together. I did not. I have written about him before. He's the douchebag that I lived with, who broke up with me over text message. Yup, that happened. Anyway, we moved in together after all and things were going well, and when he told me he wanted to marry me, I said sure.The conversation pretty much went like this:...more
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5 Signs That You'll Never be HIs Girlfriend...

5 Signs That You'll Never Be His Girlfriend... ...more

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Dear Nice Guys Everywhere...I Was Wrong

Dear Nice Guys Everywhere, I Was Wrong...   ...more

5 Worst Times To Be Single

Sometimes being single friggin' sucks. Before you roll your eyes at me, let me also state that if you are a regular reader of my blog you know that I in no way feel you need a man to complete you, be happy, or live a fulfilled life. I have been happily single for over four years now and have written over 50 blog post demonstrating that.With that being said, there are definitely times when being single does, in fact, suck! ...more
I laughed too hard at #1 because I feel your pain so much! My grandma has been dropping my more ...more

Draft Day Film Interview w/Tom Welling: From Superman to Football Hero...

       Tom Welling is insanely good looking, has perfect teeth and eyes that you can l...more
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