Unmarried and in Your Mid-Twenties? Congratulations, You're Leftovers!

I wouldn't call myself a flag-waving jingoist, but there are times I'm pretty happy to be American — while watching that YouTube clip of Whitney Houston singing the Star Spangled Banner in windpants before the Super Bowl or eating a hot dog while keeping score at a baseball game or stalking the White House's Flickr… » 7/11/13 2:00pm 7/11/13 2:00pm

Why Is It Okay to Ask Me Why I'm Single?

I'm a single 32-year-old woman with no kids. I'm going to pause for a second to let that sink in, and to let you think about the images and feelings that spring to mind when you hear that phrase. Pop culture would tell us that I am either: Standing in a leopard print dress at a bar saying extremely loudly, with a… » 2/02/12 2:00pm 2/02/12 2:00pm

When We Talk About Single Ladies, Let's Not Forget The Working Class

There's been a lot of ink spilt over the issue of female singleness recently — but who are we really talking about when we talk about single ladies? And who's getting left out of the equation? » 1/03/12 3:40pm 1/03/12 3:40pm

10 More Reasons You're Not Married

You want to get married. You don't care to whom. You just want a big sparkly ring and an R nestled between the MS. that comes before your name on those late payment notices from The Student Loan Corporation. But you're not married, which is the only thing that you need out of life. You need a man like a fish needs… » 2/20/11 12:41pm 2/20/11 12:41pm

Over 30 And Single? Obviously, You Can't Be Happy

Dr. Pam Spurr is apparently a shitty therapist, because there's no other way to explain her Daily Male, I mean, Daily Mail column "Forget This Tosh About 'Freemales' - Single Women Who Say They Are Happy Are Lying." The title alone makes me want to shake her, but reading it, oh dear God, reading it made me realize… » 6/05/08 5:00pm 6/05/08 5:00pm