Story archives - tag: "single"


I shamefully shielded the cover of the self-help book for singles in my lap from the handsome commuter in the next seat, and smiled coyly, despite the fact that that its first chapter contains valuable tips on changing negative perceptions of being alone.

tags: alone single hope relationship ridiculous [add]

2011-02-22 13:37:54 / Rating: 519 /

Frog Kisser

I began to wonder what kind of vibe I was putting off when a guy gave me his number on a $20 bill, a married couple propositioned me, and I was set up with a porn star all in one week.

tags: dating single humor [add]

2008-07-09 17:38:21 / Rating: 702.25 /

Just Me

After several hours of pondering and countless rough drafts, I waited until my young son was abed, plunked down my credit card to join the online dating site, and sent a painstakingly crafted email to that guy with the amazing profile.

tags: romance single dating [add]

2008-02-12 12:35:13 / Rating: 585.75 /

Not Meanspirited

As I sat on the couch in my boxer shorts, watching football and having nothing of import to do, I realized once and for all that I actually enjoy being single.

tags: single football realization [add]

2007-01-09 11:35:34 / Rating: 547.5 /