The Single Woman’s 30-Day Blogging Challenge: Day 1

How do you respond to “And why are you still single?”

This is by far my least favorite question as a single woman. It seems to always be asked in an accusatory or suspicious tone, like either there’s something tragically wrong with me that has made me still single or that I should somehow be ashamed of the fact that I am, in fact, still single. I’ve never really understood the question, honestly. I mean, how » Read More

Lessons Learned From Running Into An Ex Looking Like Something My Cat Coughed Up: A True Story

Running into an ex looking your absolute BEST = Every girl’s fantasy.

Running into an ex looking your absolute WORST = Every girl’s nightmare.

I should start this tale with the disclaimer that every word of this is a true story. I realize it sounds like a sitcom, but everything I’m about to share with you did, in fact, happen.

A couple of weeks ago I traveled to Virginia Beach with my parents to tape The 700 Club. » Read More

We Are All…The Single Woman

The following is an excerpt from my book The Single Woman: Life, Love, & a Dash of Sass:

Instead of “single & fabulous,” the life of a single woman in her late 20’s and beyond is all too often labeled “single & desperate.” Instead of viewed as a choice, “single” seems to denote a lack of options. Everyone seems to want to meddle in the life of the woman who refuses to settle; setting her up on » Read More

Dash of Sass: The Beauty of Not Belonging

Quote of the Day: Some of us aren’t meant to belong. Some of us have to turn the world upside down and shake the heck out of it until we make our own place in it. ~Elizabeth Lowell Sometimes you have to wander around until you find where you really belong.  ~Rachel Gibson The Single Woman Says: Do you ever feel like you just don’t quite…FIT? » Read More

Dash of Sass: Are Your Facebook Posts Actually Driving Love Away?

Quotes of the Day: Desperation and impatience twist our thinking and pull us into error and deception every time. ~Michelle McKinney Hammond There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it. ~Maya Angelou While this may look loving, when we struggle with an idol of dependence, we’re in fact not loving people as much as we’re using them to fulfill our » Read More

Dating and Single Parenting: How Does THAT Mix?

I am so very thrilled to be able to bring this very relevant, much needed message to you guys written by my dear friend, Danielle Rogers (pictured at left). If you are a fan of “The Voice,” you might recognize her from season 2, where she brought her own unique blend of sunshine and positivity to the screen almost every week as she cheered on her uber-talented son, Jamar.  I’m constantly asked » Read More

Dash of Sass: Are you the Cinderella Sweeping the FLOORS, or the One Sweeping Him Off of His Feet?

Quotes of the Day: “Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it…” ~Wilferd Peterson “The doubters said, “Man cannot fly,”  The doers said, “Maybe, but we’ll try,” And » Read More

An Open Letter to Single Women, From an Anonymous Single Man

I am so excited to be able to share the below letter with you, my precious readers. I know single life can often be confusing and frustrating, leaving us frequently shaking our heads and wondering “What are guys THINKING?!” Well, here’s a peek into the heart of a single man. I’m not going to reveal the identity of the man who wrote this letter to you, but I will just encourage you by » Read More

Dash of Sass: The Case for NOT Settling

Quote of the Day: Men trust God by risking rejection. Women trust God by waiting. ~Carolyn McCulley The Single Woman Says: It can be really, really easy to be tempted to settle once you hit a certain age and the pickings start to look slimmer than ever. As single women, the news shows are constantly shouting warnings at us: “You’re past your child-bearing years!” and » Read More

You’re Invited to the Biggest Girls Night Out EVER!

  Arguably one of the most difficult days of the year for a single person is Valentine’s Day. Not so much because of the way WE view it or react to it, but because the way the rest of the world seems to react to it FOR us. The sympathetic looks. The pats on the head. The friends who chuckle as they refer to it as “Singles Awareness Day” aka “SAD,” and think they’ve » Read More

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