The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Single Again? Carpe Diem!

Quotes of the Day: “Lots of things can be fixed. But many times, relationships between people cannot be fixed, because they should not be fixed. You’re aboard a ship setting sail, and the other person has joined the inland circus, or is boarding a different ship, and you just can’t be with each other anymore. Because you shouldn’t be.” ~ C. JoyBell C. “Even on my weakest day, I get a little bit » Read More

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: 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

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

Behind the Curtain: Nick Carter

As a Boyband Enthusiast, the first album I remember listening to was the Jackson 5. The first concert I attended was the New Kids on the Block. And though for several years in the 90’s, it seemed boybands might become extinct, by the time I got to college, the craze had circled back around with a vengeance. I attended my first Backstreet Boys concert in 2001 and had a blast, but I didn’t really get » Read More

Behind the Curtain: Jordan Knight Offers a Fascinating Peek Into the Male Mind

BY: Mandy Hale, “The Single Woman” Jordan Knight. He’s mysterious. He’s a bit of an enigma. We think we have him figured out one minute, and the next, we’re just trying to keep up. He sings passionate love songs…yet we rarely hear much about his personal life. He’s a firecracker on stage…yet sometimes shy and reserved face-to-face. He’s the object of desire for legions of women across the world…but » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: What Are Guys REALLY Thinking?

Quote of the Day: “There is truth to the ‘just not that into you’ phenomenon. The more you accept that, the better off you are. Move on. Don’t think of striking out as a failure, or somebody not calling you as a failure…it’s just another step in finding somebody. Don’t fear rejection. Don’t put so much emphasis on it. It just may not be the right time » Read More

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