Guest Post: Child-Free By Choice
Leigh Vander Woude discusses the isolation that comes from being married without kids.
Didn’t We Pray?
We Need to Talk About Anne-with-an-E
Stages of Outrage
Dear Working Girl: Be Brave
Dear Working Girl: Don’t Do Just What They Ask
Pretty in Pity
Giving Up & Getting Over, Part 1
Giving Up and Getting Over, Part 2
The Daily Fraidy-cat
Rage Against the Sheetcake: Tina Fey’s Delicious Satire
To Our Mother Friends
Read Katrina’s new post on SheLoves Magazine!
A behind the scenes look at an adolescence spent in hospitals.
The Petty Way of Life
If you’re small-minded like me, maybe that hints at a bigger issue.
Tall Girl in the Photo
If you’ve ever experience “the crouch” you know what I’m talking about.
You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve…
It’s important to know what other people think you should regret. Apparently.
Girls will be Girls
Scratch that, girls will be women. Only boys can be boys.
Catcalls: You’re Doing it Wrong
If you must heckle women, here’s why you’re a troll.
A Two-Flask Wedding
Always come prepared for festivities with your own festiveness.
But I Literally Mean Netflix. And Chill.
English is confusing, And WAY oversexualized.
A short list of platitudes I hate and why you should too.
This Conversation Is Not for You
If you’re married and you disagree with me, read on.
Burning Bras: An Exploratory
Women never have burned bras, but maybe we should…
Myth-Busting, Girl Edition: Pillow Fights
Either I’ve been doing it wrong for years, or the male fantasy is inaccurate. HMM.
“Dear Future Husband” Phenomenon
Now Is the Time to Overreact
Winning Against Luck
How Small Is Your God?
What Can One Man Do?
Giving and Taking Offense
#Keep The Filter On
Hallmark Musings: Married by Christmas
A Hallmark Candid Synopsis: Finding Father Christmas
Hallmark Reflections: A Fairy Tale Christmas
Christmas at the Palace: Family Observations
Hallmark Observations: Wedding Wonderland
Hallmark Observations: Second Chance Christmas
A Hallmark Team Review: Christmas in Conway
Being Single is Like…
How to Grow Your Own Mold
You know you’re single if you’re familiar with moldy food.
Left-Handed and Single
Being single is EXACTLY like being left-handed, kind of.
Special Just Like Everyone
You were born to stick out, the same amount as everyone else.
Hello, I Have a Disease
The disease is not being single, but also I’m sure that’s something people think.
When Singleness is a Lot Like Owning a PT Cruiser
Both a PT Cruiser and being single lower the value of your street cred.
Small Town Doppelgänger
Someone in town is dating people, but it’s not me.
Romancing the Introvert
Getting to know introverts is challenging, but don’t let that stop you.
“Putting Yourself Out There”
The Review No One Wanted
My take on “La La Land”. If you liked it, you won’t like this.
Hallmark Movie Season Drinking Game
For the rabid Hallmark romances and alcohol consumer.
Saps and Cynics
All about the original glorious Mr. Deeds. Caution: this film review and movie are in black and white.
Movie Over-Analysis: When Harry Met Sally
Don’t mind me taking apart this classic movie I watch yearly. I don’t mean it.
Small Screen Supporting Sirens
Women of the TV realm who rule.
Christian Mingle Toward Jesus
Why a dating website for Christians should have never made a movie.
I’m No Elizabeth Bennet
If you don’t know your Austen, well, you should. You’re probably just like one of her characters — and not the cool one.
Thomas Hardy’s Guide to Relationships
This is Thomas Hardy the writer, not Tom Hardy the actor. I’m sure his guide to relationships is very different.
Great Women on Screen: Part I
These women may be secondary characters, but they made legendary use of their time.
The Modern 80s Working Girl
A critique of Working Girl in light of modern working women.
Love Songs that Make Me Hate You
A small sampling of why you should never listen to lyrics.
Tears: The Nicholas Sparks Phenomenon
How to write your own Nicholas Sparks movie in several easy steps.
The Bond Girl Complex
Admit it: You probably wanted to be one at least once in your life.
An Ooh De Lolly Love Story
Disney’s Robin Hood is the epitome of love stories. Trust me.
Manic Pixie Sarcastic Dream Girl
Quick guide on how to be a cliche in any movie where a man has a life crisis.
The Ultimate 90s Romance Movie
Obviously I’m talking about Bed of Roses. What else?
Office Space Romance
“That’s Not a Knife” and Male Confidence
The Nicest Guy
Terminally Ill Romances Make Me Sick (Part I)
Terminally Ill Romances Make Me Sick (Part II)
Wanted: Listless Heroine
The Dating Pool
Online Dating: The Adventure Begins and Ends
A quick journey into a short-lived experiment.
How Clint Eastwood’s Son Convinced Me to Join eHarmony
Why I should stop using the internet as a valid reason for doing things.
Ditch the traditional pick-up lines, think outside the grass.
Never hit on your seatmate, regardless of how long the flight is.
My Grey’s Anatomy Moment
Sometimes the hot doctor is the last doctor you want to see.
Letter to the Attractive Guy in the ER
He may not have been hot, I might have been in a lot of pain.
Romance: the Quicksand of Adulthood
As John Mulaney says, “I thought this was going to be a much bigger issue…”
In Defense of Ghosting
It’s possible I’m ghosting you right now…
Men of Tinder
Why Are You Still Single?
I Think I Wanna Marry You?
Don’t Always Be Like a Lady
Who’s Responsible for Abuse?
The Unsociable Female
Childhood Fantasy Life
Advice to High School Me
I definitely would have listened to this advice from me in high school.
Congratulations on perfect earth attendance.
This is probably an interesting post, can’t quite recall.
Frat Bro on My Shoulder
Is the grandma on my shoulder the devil or is it the frat bro?
Sometimes words come naturally, and sometimes I ruin conversations.
A nice tutorial on how you can overthink any situation into something embarrassing.
Take a moment to get outside yourself, plus who doesn’t like popping bubbles?
This is not about the Coldplay song. You’re welcome.
You matter too. Technically we’re all made of matter. IMPORTANT matter.
How to make the most out of the important relationships in your life.
Encouragement for Regretters
Never regret being a positive influence.
How God Copes with Unrequited Love
All of us angsty lovers have something in common with God, who knew?
Friends with Boys
Is it impossible? Or is it just mostly impossible?
Why That Jerk is Married
It’s not because he’s not a jerk.
The Universal Ideal
What exactly DOES the perfect woman look like?
Enter Malta: Stage Left
Single Person “Hacks”
How to Throw a Party and not be Bitter
Spoiler alert: Stop throwing parties because you have to.
Boozy Baking Day Spectacular Spectacle
If you want to know how to enjoy making cookies all day, it’s pretty simple: alcohol.
The Christmas Card
I’m too lazy to mail this, so here.
Starfish Sleepers: In defense of twin beds
Who needs a big bed when you can fit a dining room into your bedroom instead?
Table for One
Dining out solo is the worst thing you can do, outside of talking in the theater.
Shut Up and Have Fun
Seriously though. You should do this.
House-Sitting is the Mother of Necessity
If you’re ever without a wine bottle opener at someone else’s house, you’ll need to know this.
The Avocado Trick
The trick is not slicing off a finger.
Social media is way overwhelming.
Why have a 401K when you can have a really really snuggly blanket?
Have you ever locked yourself out of your apartment…during a tornado?
A helpful guide to panicking over spiders.
Un-birthdays, Mourn days, and Getting Over Growing Up
How to party like you’re… your actual age because it’s not a big deal.
Single and Selfish
I Can’t Say “No”
Drawbacks of a Sugar High
Eat the Rice
My wish is to not get road rage. Wish not granted.
A short poem to commemorate weird presents from family members.
Single Person Holiday Traditions
Treat yo’ self is part of it.
Why I Don’t Picket Valentine’s Day
Bottom line: I’m lazy and I like candy.
Happy Holidays or Seasonal Calamities?
Mistaken Halloween Identity
My limited interactions with costumes and Halloween.
Relating Gone Wrong
If “I wanna talk about you” always turns into “this is how I handle that”, read on.
Inept Sandwich Thief
I almost stole a sandwich once. It was terrifying.
I’m convinced they’re as rare as unicorns.
Bad with Babies
Please don’t hand me your child. For the kid’s sake.
Your life sucks worse than mine, are you happy now?
Sidewalks Built for Two
If you’ve ever been pushed off the sidewalk you know exactly what I’m talking about.
Life on the Rocks
Panic is a terrible solution to life’s conundrums.
Be afraid. Of something. Later.
Never let me give you advice, outside of this excellent advice.
I’m a little bit incapable, but it’s okay because so are you!
No Rain, No Flowers
What happens when all has gone awry?
Reunited and it feels so weird