Here in the United States it’s that time of year again: Thanksgiving. The start of another wonderful holiday season filled with joy, laughter, and for some of us that just can’t bear the thought of going through another holiday season all alone, misery. I remember all too well the sinking feeling I would have as [...]
The posts in the Single Life category relate to the stage of love known as Being Single, and all of the wonderful (and sometimes not so wonderful) situations it brings. This category includes topics such as loving yourself, surviving the holidays, being alone, etc.
When I first moved down to Southern California from Vancouver, Canada it was because I was desperately in need of a change. I was tired of being single. Almost all my friends were married, and the ones who were single were stuck in the same negative patterns, bringing themselves down and me down with them. [...]
I have a confession to make. I’m the one who starts crying (OK, I have to admit sometimes I’m actually bawling) at some of the Christmas songs playing this time of year. Maybe it’s because they bring back such memories of more than just time and places and experiences, but of actual emotions, and the [...]
Sometimes, if we look at the reasons we stay in a relationship that isn't working, we find that it’s all about the A word. Alone. If we’re really honest with ourselves, I think we’d find that much of the stuff we allow in our relationships is because we’re afraid of being alone. Without a guy. I think [...]
I was telling a friend about this blog today, and explaining why I’m so passionate about wanting to help spare my single girlfriends out there from so much of the heartbreak I went through, when I realized something. About all that heartbreak. It’s a gift. Any time we experience a broken heart over someone who [...]