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I have trouble being single
I have trouble being single

I am a single, attractive female who has never managed to settle down due to not meeting the right people. I have now become stigmatised, due to being single and independent. I have adapted to being single but I am very stressed with the constant abuse. I long for a friend and a partner and […]

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Single and Alone
Single and Alone

“What would happen if I had a stroke” is just one question a single person living alone would ask.  It’s a lonely world out there if you don’t have a partner.  Do you have a plan if you were to have a stroke, would some notice you weren’t at work? Related What does your soul […]

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Living the Single Life
Living the Single Life

Julian, the host of The Science of Love by SoulPancake, asks a handful of single people a few questions: If you could, would you wake up tomorrow single or in a relationship? What are you looking for in a partner? What do you think other people are looking for? Their answers were unexpected, and what […]

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Surviving Valentine’s Day as a Single
Surviving Valentine’s Day as a Single

It’s Valentine’s Day and you’re single? That is awesome, because you can choose to celebrate it any way you want! In fact, you can even choose to ignore it completely. However, that last option is actually quite difficult to pull off. Sometimes loneliness seems especially acute on that day. So here are some ways to […]

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Single Mom Survival Kit 10: Looking Back On It Now
Single Mom Survival Kit 10: Looking Back On It Now

Life as a single mom, though difficult, can be empowering.  It was something I didn’t choose but because I was left with no choice, my two children and I moved forward to grasp what life had to offer. I didn’t change overnight, but I grew with each new step. We haven’t arrived; our scars are […]

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Being Single: A Different Kind of Freedom
Being Single: A Different Kind of Freedom

There are more than enough top 10 lists out there pointing out the benefits of being single. The pros of why being without a mate produces all these side effects that beg to be recognized. You know the ones I’m talking about. Sometimes they come off sympathetic, some patronizing, some like propaganda, and often times […]

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Single Mom Survival Kit 2: Boundaries
Single Mom Survival Kit 2: Boundaries

As a single mom, boundaries are essential to keep your family’s life stable and constant. Some people think that boundaries are negative because they put limits on our choices.  I have to disagree. We all need boundaries to safeguard us for a healthy lifestyle.  Without boundaries, life can be one exhausting attempt to catch up. […]

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Single Mom Survival Kit 7: Life As It Is
Single Mom Survival Kit 7: Life As It Is

They say that “Life is always greener on the other side of the fence” and sometimes that seems to be true.  In the midst of divorce it’s easy to think that everyone else’s life is going better than our own.  But that can be dangerous thinking. Contentment is something that comes from within. We can’t […]

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Single Mom Survival Kit: A Box of Resources
Single Mom Survival Kit: A Box of Resources

I never imagined that I would be a single Mom. It only took a moment, just one question really, to turn my life upside down and change it forever. For years we sat in church together as a family. People used to say we looked like the family from Leave It to Beaver. Now here […]

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Being Single in a Couples Culture
Being Single in a Couples Culture

When I was in high school it seemed like most of my friends had boyfriends. Relationships were something I thought about a lot and I was always on the lookout for “potentials” in my classes. When I entered university, my goal was to get a boyfriend. I wanted someone I could connect with, relate to, […]

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