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    This mom thinks the only thing you should "lean in" to is marrying smart

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    Jaws dropped when Princeton-educated author Susan Patton recently asserted that women should spend the majority of their energy...
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    Single? Holiday comebacks about why you're unattached

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    Ahhh, holiday traditions: egg nog, brightly wrapped gifts... and nosy relatives asking why you haven't found a man yet. This year,...
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    A full anti-Valentine's Day menu

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    For many singles, they are completely content being on their own. They love making their own decisions and dating and flirting with...
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    The best things about being single

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    We’re not suggesting that this isn’t your year to find Mr. Right (in fact we hope it is), but to make sure you don’t settle for Mr....
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    3 Reasons it's good to be single around the holidays

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    Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas will be here before you know it. Being single around this time of year is often seen as...
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    4 Ways to enjoy alone time

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    Whether you're currently attached or not, alone time can be a positive experience. If you find yourself with some solo time on your...
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    3 Ways to get over your ex right now

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    Getting over an ex can often take longer than we'd like. Life is short, so try not to get caught up in an endless loop of sadness....
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    Stop being so indecisive

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    Indecision hinders everyday life -- and can make dating and being in a relationship almost impossible. Whether you just don’t want...
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    Find value in a failed relationship

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    You may have read the title of this post and laughed out loud -- especially if you are dealing with a failed (or failing)...
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    3 Reasons it's good to be single

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    So you’re unattached. Good for you! You have lots of reasons to celebrate being single. Here are a few of our favorites.
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    Stop obsessing over guys

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    One of the hardest parts about being single and dating is dealing with the guys you like -- who don’t like you back. It happened in...
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    How being happy can help you find love

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    Finding love can be a complicated affair. Sure, sometimes it sweeps you off your feet when you least expect it, but most of the...
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    Re-energize your search for Mr. Right

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    Dating can feel like an endless search for something that’s just beyond your reach, so your frustration and fatigue is...
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    How to enjoy a Saturday night alone

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    Saturday night doesn’t have to mean date night. If the weekend is creeping ever closer and your phone isn’t exactly ringing off...
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    4 Steps to happiness

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    Corny but true: You really do need to love yourself before you can love someone else. Happiness and self-love go hand in hand. To...
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    How & why to let go of insecurities

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    Insecurity makes everything from dating to job hunting more difficult, yet we all hang onto some. Check out our tips for freeing...
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    How to be friends with your ex

    While too painful or difficult for many people, it is possible to be friends with your ex if you had a fairly amicable breakup....
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    How to bounce back after a breakup

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    Though a breakup can make you feel like your life is over, try not to let it stop you in your tracks. Here are some strategies you...
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    How to stay sane while single

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    Being single isn’t the end of the world. We know it can feel like that, though, if you’ve had a string of horrible dates and haven’t...
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    What you can learn from a breakup

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    Breakups are never easy and can hurt like nothing else. Despite the heartache, you can take away some positive things from getting...