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Welcome to our single section! Here, we’re amongst singles who really understand each other. This is our space for sharing our experiences, our feelings and our advice to live your best single life. That’s right, there’s no room for judgement here, just shared experiences and time for thinking and reflection.

Single And Proud

Both the flirting and single stages are unique period that need to be used to decide what you want from love. Take time out for yourself and figure out what you want and need.


'Single' is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize' 

- Mandy Hale


Our most popular 'single life' articles:

Should You Stay Friends With Your Ex?

At a time when people’s love lives are multiplying by the second, we sometimes find ourselves with exes that we don’t really know what to do with. Which category should we assign them to? For some this situation is a source of intense pain meaning blocking and deleting them become our only option, however, others prefer to remain in contact and even go on to become good friends. Everything really depends on how things ended and if anyone was at fault. Although, even if you ended up being betrayed, can you possibly get over these feelings?

In A Relationship, I Find It Hard To Give Up My Single Habits

I’m a lover of love, but I’m also one of those people who find it hard to give up my single habits... Well, I should say my habits as a single woman as far as I’m concerned. Some people like to go out all the time with friends, others prefer to do their own thing. I’m more in the second category, but there are plenty of people who find it hard to give up their independent side. And you know what? That’s actually good news! Let me explain.

5 Things You Shouldn’t Do After A Breakup

Whether it was a mutual decision or not, a break-up is always a difficult moment to go through. All of a sudden, you are surrounded by loneliness and confusion, especially when it comes to the challenge of moving forward. Some of us may even be plunged into depression whilst going through this tough trial and could end up feeling totally lost. Yes, break-ups are emotionally difficult, but to recover there are just some things you should never do. Although it may be tempting, you must resist venturing down this path.

How Narcissists Treat Their Exes

Walking away and definitively closing the door on your relationship with a narcissistic ex-partner is one of the most emotionally draining challenges you can face. After all, these manipulative bullies are never willing to just let bygones be bygones, and always want to have the final word after the break-down of a relationship. Besides, when narcissists get dumped, their inner demon raises its ugly head and becomes determined to (metaphorically) destroy their ex-partner.

What Will A Narcissist Say To Get You Back?

If you have recently broken things off with your narcissistic partner, you should be prepared for them to launch a torrent of attempts at getting you back. The stark reality is that narcissists have a hard time moving on and fail to realize that the end of a relationship is synonymous with their victim or should I say ex, putting an end to their tyrannical reign. In short, these skilled manipulators never give up and always have something up their sleeve to win you back. They certainly aren’t prepared to give up their role as the puppet master without a fight.

My Ex Has Started Calling Me Again! What Should I Do?

We probably all know this scenario only too well. It starts like this, you’re sitting down quietly minding your own business and then suddenly your phone rings, but you weren’t expecting any calls, and it’s past 11pm. The worst is still yet to come because when you look at the caller ID, you notice that it’s your ex; the one you recently cut all contact with. Why is he trying to contact you again? And moreover, should you answer or block all of his calls?

What Happens When An Empath Leaves A Narcissist?

Now, I know what you’re about to say; no breakup is easy and thousands of tears inevitably flow, but have you ever imagined how much tougher it becomes when your ex is a raging narcissist? As an empath, you no doubt fell head over heels for your troubled soul of an ex. You probably even believed you could change them, and pull them out of their internal turmoil. Well, now that you’ve realized that they are beyond the point of help, and you’ve finally walked away, you need to be prepared for backlash and revenge. That’s right, a narcissist will never let you walk away from your relationship scot-free, so discover what you can expect them to do after you dump them once and for all.

Dating Apps: Here Are 3 Advantages And 10 Disadvantages To Them

Only 29% of users are actually satisfied with dating apps. People like them for their practicality and speed, but the limitations of the virtual world have caught up with them and may even bring down their reputation. Does saving time when it comes to dating people compensate for the lack of compassion and good manners. We've put together 3 advantages of being on a dating app, and 10 reasons you ought to delete your apps right away.

Love is a beautiful thing:

Can We Fall In Love Without Seeing The Person?

If you had asked me this question a few years ago, I would have said hell no, but recently and thanks to recent discoveries, my opinion has done a whole 180°. Nowadays, there are a variety of ways for us to find our soulmate without actually even seeing them; we can fall in love online, we can meet someone on dating sites, or, alternatively, we can sign up to Netflix's hottest dating show; 'Love Is Blind'. Now, if you haven't yet binge-watched this rollercoaster series, and are in need of a little romance in your life, you know exactly what to do.

What Is Codependency And What Are The Signs Of It?

Codependency is a relationship disorder characterized by a strong subservience to a partner who experiences frequent difficulties, for example, they could be addicted to alcohol or gambling. Here, the co-dependent person is prepared to help their partner at any cost, even if it means sacrificing their own needs for the benefit of their partner. However, their sacrifices inevitably cause them great frustration, which they never really deal with. In fact, they never really acknowledge the plight of their annoyance and regularly find themselves in a state of denial, surrounded by tons of unspoken and unexpressed points of view. Yet, in spite of the suffering experienced, the co-dependent person is unable to free themselves from this enabling behavior pattern and dysfunctional relationship. Here are signs you are co-dependent and how you can break the cycle.

The 4 Types Of Romantic Attachment

And yet another guy has escaped me… If you’ve ever said that to yourself, maybe you always go for the same type of person. In any case, I’ve been noticing this for a long time. I’ve also noticed that I was always doubting the relationship, which led to failure... These behaviors reflect a rather opposite type of romantic attachment. But what is a type of attachment? What does it show? Knowing them can help us understand a lot about ourselves and our relationships. Here’s an explanation.

Why Do Women File For Divorce More Than Men?

Recently, I came across a BBC study that explained that women file for divorce more often than men. The numbers are staggering, with up to 70% of women ending their marriages in the US! Why are women at the origin of this separation? As a feminist, I didn't need to question myself for a long time, the reasons are quite clear. Here’s the explanation.

Take Our Love Attachment Style Quiz

"I never know where my path goes, but I walk better when my hand clasps yours." I love this Alfred de Musset quote so much because it perfectly illustrates how I feel about my relationship. It's also a great way to understand what my love attachment style is! Knowing how we attach to others, especially in a relationship, can help us understand how we function and how our partner functions. Here’s a full explanation for you.

Green Flags, Or How To Know If This New Relationship Is Healthy

The beginning of a relationship is often a beautiful time. Discovering the other person, feeling desired, having stars in your eyes and butterflies in your stomach. But all that often masks an inner turmoil: doubts and the multitude of questions we ask ourselves. Have I found the right person? Can I fall in love without fear? What if it’s another toxic relationship? Making a commitment isn’t an easy thing, but now that we’ve learned to spot the red flags, so we don’t get made a fool of again, let’s take a look at the green flags. The good signs that give the green light to a beautiful story!

The 15 Worst Things A Husband Can Say To His Wife

They say actions speak louder than words, but the truth is words often hurt us way more than anything else. They have the power to destroy us, sting us, and rip our confidence apart. Now, as women, we need to have thick skin, but no matter how hard we fight to protect ourselves and ignore the negativity, certain things are just too painful to move on from. Words hurt like a slap to the face and can break even the strongest amongst us, especially when the orator is the person we love most in the world. Here are the top 15 things husbands should never say to their spouses.

What Is Unconditional Love?

When I hear “unconditional love”, I think of Romeo and Juliet and all their tragic associates. So it seems as beautiful as it is that unconditional love appears to be mainly sad, even dangerous. And I think about the love we have for our children, and I think that this pure love, which suffers no limits, is truly a unique and precious feeling… but not without risk.

Open Relationships

Most of the time, when we think of a couple, we think of two people and only two people. This vision can be reassuring, even seductive for some, but for others, it’s far from being fulfilling. What if fidelity was no longer an obligation? What if the exclusive relationship was an outdated model and what if we moved on to an open relationship?

10 Signs A Married Man Is Using You

If you’re currently reading this article, then you are no doubt dating a married man who has promised you the earth and then some, yet you’re not totally convinced of his sincerity. Having an affair and being ‘the other woman’ certainly isn’t an easy role, and can become even more confusing when your lover swears to you that he is ready to give up everything because he loves you so much. Lies, false promises, and attempts at manipulation make these shadowy love stories even less transparent, but, to clear things up, here are 10 signs you are unfortunately being used.

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"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." 

- Oscar Wilde