Singledom

The last time I sent a Christmas card was 2007, which was the last year my ex and I were together. Moving out in December of 2008, there was little thought of creating a Christmas card. Without his name or image on the card, I may as well have called it my divorce announcement rather […]

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Online dating sites were helpful for me as a single mom; I was able to screen significantly before committing to meet someone (time saver!) and, as unromantic as it sounds, it was efficient. As a busy, single mom, these were important factors for me. I always believed there were special challenges I faced as a […]

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Singles in America

February 15, 2013

in Singledom

I opine on the subject of being single and online dating based upon my personal experience and that of friends. The stories are fun (and sometimes sad) antidotes on the state of dating at this time in our lives. Today I am happy to share a much more comprehensive report on the state of dating […]

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Today’s guest is Mikki Morrissette, moderator of Choice Moms website. She is an amazing example of someone who can excel at motherhood and career, while also providing a much-needed resource for women who choose to be a mother without a partner. She is also author of Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide To quote Mikki […]

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One glass of wine and 45 minutes. That’s the extent of the investment in a date last summer. But if I could have politely extricated myself within 15 minutes, I would have done it. It was one of those I-wonder-how-big-the-bathroom-window-is moments. The biggest reason? Between reading his profile and a phone conversation prior to meeting, […]

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After four years as a single mom, I still have not realized the impossibility of also being a superhero. Instead of accepting this reality, my inner voice regularly makes declarations like this: “One day in the future, this is all going to come together, and be easy.” It would be better to stop telling myself […]

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