How to maintain your spark when faced with an old flame

It happens to every single girl sooner or later…and usually at the most unassuming times. You know the drill: you’re sashaying along through life, happy as can be, not a care in the world, when all of a sudden, you turn a corner and come face to face with…Your Past. Also known as…The Ex. Not just AN ex, but THE ex. The one who can melt you into a puddle of mush with one glance » Read More

How NOT to lose a guy in ten days (Part 2)

So we’ve delved deep into the minds of our male counterparts to explore the first 5 ways not to lose a guy in 10 days, but ladies, we’ve only scratched the surface of these magical, mystical creatures we call men. If you want to transform Mr. Right Now into Mr. Right, there are certain attitudes and behaviors you have to drop like a bad habit if you have any hope of waltzing into the sunset with your Prince » Read More

How NOT to lose a guy in ten days (Part 1)

Once upon a time in the Land of Dating, a hopeful Single Woman encountered a seemingly perfect Single Man. The two hit it off instantly, began talking, texting, Facebooking, and Blackberry messaging non-stop, had a few dates, seemed to be cruising quite nicely along Casual Communication Avenue directly onto Dating Street, when all of a sudden…BOOM! Single Woman hit a speed bump which turned into a pothole which turned into full-fledged detour. With no warning, » Read More

Breaking up (with a friend) is hard to do

I was recently contacted by one of my readers for some advice on a situation that was causing her a great deal of pain. She was experiencing the worst kind of breakup, not from a husband or a lover, but from a friend. Friend breakups are often more hurtful and confusing than relationship breakups because friends are expected to be there through thick and thin, in good times in bad, when the going gets tough » Read More

A few simple ways to get your groove back

When you glanced at your calendar today, you might not have even realized that today is a holiday. Well, look again, lady, cause it’s not just any holiday, it’s International Women’s Day – also known as a day of global celebration designed to recognize the crowning achievements of women over the past hundred years. In different regions the the celebrations range from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love toward women to a celebration for » Read More

How to keep the ghosts of boyfriends past from haunting your future

In the life of every single woman, occasionally a brief, or sometimes extended, hiatus from singledom will occur. This phenomenon is commonly known as a “relationship.” Yes, for one, brief, shining moment, our Prince Charming gallops into our lives and into our hearts on his brilliant white horse and we just know that all is right with the world and that our Happily Ever After has officially begun. But then, inevitably, your world comes » Read More

Don't PLAY hard to get – BE hard to get

Picture it: You pick up the phone to call your new crush for the very first time. You know the drill – your heart is racing, your blood is pumping, you can hardly wait for him to answer. One ring…two rings…three rings…voicemail. You leave a message – the perfect, breezy message – just knowing that you’ll hear back from him in no time. Two hours go by and still nothing. It can’t hurt to shoot » Read More

Don’t PLAY hard to get – BE hard to get

Picture it: You pick up the phone to call your new crush for the very first time. You know the drill – your heart is racing, your blood is pumping, you can hardly wait for him to answer. One ring…two rings…three rings…voicemail. You leave a message – the perfect, breezy message – just knowing that you’ll hear back from him in no time. Two hours go by and still nothing. It can’t hurt to shoot » Read More

Observing Lent, single-lady style

Today is Ash Wednesday, also known as the start of Lent – a season known in the Western Christian tradition as the 40-day period of fasting, prayer and penitence before Easter – or in single-lady language, a month and a half to become a better you. Though Lent is traditionally a Christian holiday, in recent years, it has been recognized by people of all cultures as a time of self-denial, of sacrifice and of giving » Read More

Why recycling your exes is bad for the environment

It happens to the best of us. You’re walking along, fine as wine, having yourself a big & rich time when all of a sudden, out of nowhere…your phone rings. Or it lights up, indicating a text. Or you get a Twitter update that someone has @ replied you. Or a Facebook alert that you have a new message. After determining which of your many methods of communication is signaling you, you see it. That » Read More

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