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I'm Planning to Stay Single For a Year, and This Is Why

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Self Improvement<p>Reasons to Be Single<p>I'm Planning to Stay Single For a Year, and This Is Why<p>Shares<p>Call me what you want (crazy, …

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Is He Really Worth It? 17 Things You’ll Miss Most About Being Single

As a single millennial, the world is your oyster. Yet there’s still a lot of focus and pressure on finding the dream guy and ending your single days. …

Relationships

All by myself: the joys of being single

For most of my adult life, I have been ashamed of being single. At weddings, I have felt my smile crack. I once walked out of a friend’s book launch when he gave a speech about finding the love of his life. I felt sick with envy, physically sick. But when I got home, what I felt most of all was …

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But Actually, What Does ‘Single’ Really Mean?

<i>Welcome to It’s Complicated, stories on the sometimes frustrating, sometimes confusing, always engrossing subject of modern relationships. (Want to</i> …

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10 things that people who love themselves do

And how you can emulate them...<p>Self-love… it's a topic that everyone's talking about.<p>Most people think that self-love is about staring really hard in …

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Your period is the single biggest factor in how your skin looks—here’s what to know

The first rule I ever learned as a beauty editor was this: Your skin turns over on a 28-day cycle, similar to the timeframe of your period. The first …

Skin Care

6 Women In Long-Term Relationships Reveal Their Regrets About Their Single Days

When my last relationship was coming to an end, I remember wishing I had spent more time being single before getting into something serious. I had …

The Argument For Staying Single In Your Twenties

You should take every class that interests you, travel, go to nudist resorts, and just do it all! But when you have a partner, you feel pressure to …

Relationships

Why We Marry People We Aren't Physically Attracted To

The importance of laying a good relational foundation<p>One of the first things I do after evaluating a couple is to separate the partners and ask each …

7 Women Ages 28 To 65 Get Honest About Being Single

About half of Americans are single, and half of those who marry end up getting divorced. Yet single women nearing age 30 are constantly dodging questions about their mates (or lack thereof) from peers, parents and the grandmothers whose one goal in life is to see their grandchildren marry off and …

These 10 Women Shared The Best Advice For Dealing With Loneliness When You're Single

Loneliness is not dependent on whether or not you are in a relationship, but for some reason, people seem to be more acutely aware of their …

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The Change Before the Change: Signs You May Be Perimenopausal

In the fabulous Amazon show <i>The Other F Word</i> — does the “F” stand for 40s, 50s, female, friendship? Yes? — one character in her late 40s with a much …

The Fewer Friends You Have, The Smarter You Are (Says Science)

I'm not very confident in my friend-keeping abilities. If you compared the number of good friends I have now to the amount I had five years ago, …

8 Single Women Reveal Why They Don’t Need A Relationship To Feel Fulfilled

I would say that I am pretty good at being fulfilled without being in a relationship. This is not a humblebrag, I'm just usually single. I typically …

Relationships

6 Solo Spring Break Trips To Take If You're Newly Single & Need To Recharge

When you're working hard for months on end, spring break is definitely an essential time away from your regular routine to kick back and relax. If …

Why Female Monsters In Fiction Are Always Single — And What It Says About How Society Views Unattached Women

She lives deep in the woods of the human subconscious, or on the jagged rocks far out to sea. She haunts the attics of old mansions and the bottoms …

7 Unexpected Signs You've Met "The One," According To Psychics

Getting a psychic reading is something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. Whether you actually believe in them or not, a good …

22 Things You'll Just Get If You've Been Single For Like, A Long Time

You delete Tinder only to download it again three days later.

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Stella McCartney and Kering Are Consciously Uncoupling

A new report details that the luxury group is selling its 50 percent share of the label back to its namesake designer.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social …

Humans are hardwired to fall OUT of love in the early stages of a new relationship, expert claims

Humans are hardwired to fall out of love in the early stages of a new relationship so they can dispassionately assess their partner’s suitability as …

10 things that change when you're finally in the right relationship

Hint: It's effortless.<p><b>1. You don't feel like a nervous wreck.</b> I once heard great philosopher Kourtney Kardashian say on <i>Keeping Up With The Kardashians</i> — and I'm paraphrasing here: When you're with the right person, you feel calm rather than anxious. Sure, you can have butterflies, but you shouldn't …

3 Totally Valid Reasons Being Single Doesn't Mean You're Truly Alone

When you are freshly single, it takes time to readjust to being in a singular relationship with yourself. You never stopped being with yourself, but …

How to be alone on Valentine’s Day

Here’s how the single and/or heartbroken can survive Feb. 14, according to experts<p>Stand down, Cupid.<p>Valentine’s Day can be a lovely occasion to treat …

5 Wise Pieces Of Expert Advice To Remember If You've Been Single Forever

As someone who has been single for a while now, I'm used to people trying to comfort me. There are days when I get down about not being in a …

Husband continues 39-year Valentine's Day tradition for wife with dementia

A husband who has given his wife the same box of chocolates on Valentine’s Day for the past 39 years says he's continuing the tradition - even as she …

It's better to be single, according to science

Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. Alone time is one of …

The Best "Why I'm Single" Tweets That Answer The World's Most Annoying Question

It seems like any time you're not in a relationship, there's one super annoying question people just <i>love</i> to ask you: 'so why are you single?' Even …

People Are Sharing The Brutally Honest Reasons They're Single On Valentine's Day

I was single until I turned 23 so, yeah, you could say I have some experience with being single on Valentine's Day. For me, personally, it never …

The Best Advice Single Women Have Ever Gotten

I remember my first summer in New York City, when I was getting over a relationship that ended after five years. My sister took me aside and gave me …

Why You Might Be Single

For some of us who wish we were in a relationship, seeing February 14 on the calendar prompts the question: Why haven’t I found my person yet? But …