The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: How to Handle an Encounter With an Ex

Quote of the Day: “Anyone you have unresolved issues with you are bound to run into again and again until you resolve them.” ~Sex & the City The Single Woman Says: Lately it seems like I’ve been getting a recurring question from my readers: “How do you handle a run-in with an ex?” It seems as much as we would like to avoid these awkward encounters, because of shared interests and » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: The Truth Behind Social Media Shadiness

Quote of the Day: “Love isn’t complicated – people are.” ~Unknown The Single Woman Says: Social media shadiness. Facebook shadiness. Twitter shadiness. Texting/BBM/IM’ing shadiness. We’ve all been a victim of it at one point or another. A guy you’re dating doesn’t approve your friend request. Still another never responds to you in public on Twitter – only through DM’s. And another always manages to » Read More

Why Letting Go & Moving On is the Most TITANIC Decision You’ll Ever Make

“I’ll never let go, Jack. I’ll never let go!” In perhaps the most tear-inducing movie scene of all time, found in the mother of all chick flicks, the very film that I myself saw at the theaters six times and own not one, but TWO copies of…Kate Winslet’s Rose famously makes a promise to Leonardo DiCaprio’s Jack that she’ll never let him go. She cried…we cried…the person in the next » Read More

How a Look Back Can Help You Move Forward

“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 It’s the darndest thing about life. You have the most heart-wrenching experiences that you think you’ll never recover from…only to find yourself a few years down the road looking back at those very same events with a chuckle. Then you have moments where you laugh uproariously with your » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Learn to Be Alone

Quotes of the Day: “Sometimes it takes aloneness to learn that anything or anyone that does not bring you alive is too small for you.” ~David Whyte “There’s an awful lot you learn about yourself when you’re alone.” ~Kate Bush “I restore myself when I’m alone.” ~Marilyn Monroe The Single Woman Says: I was recently talking with a girlfriend about her fear of being alone. ..and it wasn’t a unique » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Beauty Marks & Battle Scars

Quote of the Day:   “I think about how there are certain people who come into your life, and leave a mark. I don’t mean the usual faint impression: he was cute, she was nice, they made me laugh, I wish I’d known her better, I remember the time she threw up in class. And I don’t just mean that they change you. A lot of people can change you – the first kid » Read More

Boyband Vs. BoyLAND: Why Your Teenage Dream Might Mean More Than It Seems…

Many of you have asked me over the past year, “What is your affiliation with New Kids on the Block? Why do you tweet and write about them so much?” And the short answer to that is: I have no affiliation. Well, other than the fact that I have adored them for more than 20 years, I’ve interviewed Jordan for my column (which was one of the best interviews of my » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Why You Can Throw “The Rules” Out the Window

Quote of the Day: “It doesn’t have to be on Valentine’s Day. It doesn’t have to be by the time you turn eighteen or thirty-three or fifty-nine. It doesn’t have to conform to whatever is usual. It doesn’t have to be kismet at once, or rhapsody by the third date. It just has to be. In time. In place. In spirit. It just has to be.” ~David Levithan The Single Woman Says: » Read More

Desperately Seeking Perfection: An Expose on Dating in the UK

As a 33-year-old single woman braving the often uncertain, turbulent, and even downright hilarious waters of dating, I have recently started to wonder if I’m alone in this thing called “The Search For Love.” Is it REALLY supposed to be THIS hard?!? From Mr. Big to Mr. Wrong, sometimes it seems the #1 export the good old U.S. of A. is lacking is “Mr. Right.” Our sisters across the pond surely can’t face the same » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Eat the Ketchup!

Quote of the Day: “If you are in any way keeping a secret, or if you are in any way pretending to be something that you are not, you will never ever become all that you were meant to be. It just cannot happen.” ~Oprah The Single Woman Says: I was talking to a girlfriend the other night, and we were discussing how most of us (including » Read More

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