Single Life

If Only

When I was single, I had an almost two-decade long regret hanging over my head. I was in my mid 20’s and waiting tables (at a Creole restaurant.) A mother, father, and son came in to eat. They seemed like such a happy family. Every time I came to the table they were giggling about…

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Write On

Dear Single People: I want you to know that one of the greatest joys of my life is to write about the joys and trials of the single life.  I love having conversations with other single people about all things single.  This hasn’t changed even though I am now have a boyfriend.  Many people have asked me why I continue to write.…

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Hope in the Midst of Disappointment

This Valentine’s Day marks the end of yet another Singles Awareness season. How was this one for you? Did you enjoy the season or suffer through it? Or was it a combination of both? I definitely had a combo platter of emotion. I keep picturing my single life as a roller coaster: up with giddiness…

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Tis the Season

Because my 2016 was filled with lots of drama in my personal life, I have cherished silence and solitude like a boss! At the same time, I can’t help but be reminded about dreams for my own family. This is the time of year that grabs a hold of my unfulfilled relationship goals and serves…

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The New Normal

One of the ideas I have to fight from time to time is that if I’m not coupled up, I am not normal. It’s not necessarily that there’s something wrong with me but something just ain’t right. This idea hits me when I least expect it. I’m just minding my own business and then I realize…

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Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

Where Are You Looking? Dear Single Person: Has anyone ever told you, “When you’re not looking is when Mr./Ms. Right will appear?” Do you find that advice as annoying as I do? That’s because it’s a brush-off cleverly disguised as helpful advice. The truth is that people meet people when they’re looking and when they’re…

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Did I Miss the Boat?

I’m a glass half-empty kind of girl; my focus automatically goes to the void. What’s missing in my life as a single person is so glaring right now, my mind can give way to some pretty jacked up thoughts and beliefs. From time to time, I wonder if I missed the boat. Throughout my 15+…

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