The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Footprints On Your Heart

Quotes of the Day: “No friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.” ~Francois Mocuriac “The friends who grew up with you deserve a special respect. The ones who stuck by you shoulder to shoulder, in a time where nothing was certain, all life lay ahead, and every road led home.” ~The Wonder Years “One is taught by » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Friends Are the Family We Choose for Ourselves

Quotes of the Day: “I have come to believe that we do not walk alone in this life. There are others, fellow sojourners, whose journeys are interwoven with ours in seemingly random patterns, yet, in the end, have been carefully placed to reveal a remarkable tapestry.” ~Richard Paul Evans “You can’t know who might cross your path or who will take your breath away. You can’t » Read More

Dash of Sass: Sometimes it Takes Looking Back to See How Far You’ve Come

Quote of the Day: “I always knew looking back on the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew looking back on the laughs would make me cry.” ~Unknown The Single Woman Says: For all of my beautiful, intelligent, accomplished readers who are graduating from one phase of their lives to another; whether it be in school, work, love, or simply life, here’s what Life 101 » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Season or Lifetime?

Quote of the Day: “I’ve learned that things change, people change, and it doesn’t mean you forget the past or try to cover it up. It simply means that you move on and treasure the memories. Letting go doesn’t mean giving up… it means accepting that some things weren’t meant to be.” ~Lisa Brooks The Single Woman Says: It happens as we get older and grow up » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: August 31, 2011

Quote of the Day: “A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you today, just the way you are.” ~Unknown The Single Woman Says: One of the most important parts of the journey is those who are traveling beside us. Our friends help cheer us on, pick us up when we’ve fallen down, and guide us to our destination » Read More

All Good Things Must Come to An End

Having a male roommate is sort of a 24-hour-a-day “Enter at your own risk” type of situation. On any given day, you never know if you’re going to open the fridge and find six-month-old milk growing a new species of antibiotics, head into the bathroom to find the toilet seat up and/or his pants down, or be sitting innocently on the couch and have him fly across the room » Read More

Commencement

“As we go onWe rememberAll the times weHad together.And as our lives changeCome whateverWe will still be…friends forever.” My best friend, Sarah, gave me a CD of graduation songs on the eve of my college graduation back in 2002, a “mixed tape” of meaningful songs to celebrate the monumental milestone of me exiting the safe bubble of college and entering the not-so-safe Real World. The song “Graduation” by Vitamin C was popular at the » Read More

Lessons learned along the Yellow Brick Road

You usually never know life’s unforgettable moments are, in fact, unforgettable, until the moment has passed. The night you simply went with your friends to the same place you’d been going for years to grab dinner; except this time, you met someone that would literally change the course of your life. The day you told the boy you had been in love with for four years that you had been in love with him for » Read More

Confessions of a Single Woman

The life of a single woman is a whirlwind of contradictions. One minute you like a guy, the next you don’t; one day you have $2,000 in the bank, the next you’re chasing pennies around the floorboard of your car to afford a McDonald’s cheeseburger for dinner; one week you feel single and fabulous, the next you just feel lonely and mediocre. It happens to the best of us. There is no real safety net » 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

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