Is Dating Like Shopping at T.J.Maxx? Yes! One Expert Explains.
One size does NOT fit all. Sometimes you have to browse longer.
Experts Blog

Is Dating Like Shopping at T.J.Maxx? Yes! One Expert Explains.

Dating coach Ronnie Ann Ryan liken dating to shopping at bargain basement chain T.J. Maxx. How so? Well, sometimes we have to search for our size longer but ultimately, we will find it if we don't give up. The same applies to finding a man. Read on to learn more about her analogy and how her advice will help you find the relationship you seek.

Reclaiming Your Vitality - The Journey
Experts Blog

Reclaiming Your Vitality - The Journey

So, N0, I did not get to bed by 10PM.  More like 11.  I did manage to rouse myself by 5:30AM.  However, to be honest, I just didn’t feel like working out.  I got dressed to work out.  I ate my power bar 15 minutes before my intended workout time slot.  I prepared my sports drink for my work out and then . . . didn’t work out.

Should You Have A Dating Checklist?
Experts Blog

Should You Have A Dating Checklist?

While we are single in our twenties, most of us are still holding on to the dream of finding the perfect guy, having the perfect wedding, and creating the perfect family. By the time we reach our thirties, we recognize the reality: relationships are difficult, and they require work and compromise. Nothing about it will be perfect. Upon this realization, the set of single women seemingly splits into two groups: the ones who can make significant compromises in order to be married, and the ones who can not.

Why Do Men Disappear?
Experts Blog

Why Do Men Disappear?

Why Does He Disappear? The hottest topic on most dating blogs usually involves the disappearance of men during the dating process. Why do they disappear after the first date? After the third date? After the third month? For the sake of space, let’s focus on the first few dates. Maybe you have been there…had an incredible date: conversation was stimulating, laughs were shared, and an electric kiss at the end of the night. Maybe he follows up with a text once he gets home and then…

woman Dining Alone
Eating out alone helped me learn to enjoy being single.
Featured

Table For One: What My Breakup Taught Me About Dining Alone

It all began when I was in New York City killing time before a business meeting. Having always loved dining out, I was happy to stumble upon an enticing-looking restaurant called the Banc Café. I walked in and requested a table for one — I was freshly out of a relationship, so this seemed like a bold move at the time.

Mandy Hale The Single Woman
According to "The Carrie Bradshaw of Music City," the perfect man loves God and dancing.
Love Buzz

Meet Mandy Hale, The Southern Carrie Bradshaw

A few years ago, Mandy Hale ejected herself from a toxic relationship and found herself, once again, in Single Land. She was determined to seek out inspiring female role models for this new path ... but with the disappearance of "Sex in the City's" support system of solo gals, the happy single lady landscape turned out to be a bit, well, sparse.

Single Friends
I'm not gonna lie: Being unattached has some serious perks.
Love Buzz

10 Reasons I'm Jealous Of My Single Friends

In honor of National Singles Week, I'd like to throw this out there: Being unattached has some serious perks. My friends and I are all in our early 20s, so we're at varying relationship stages. Some are engaged, some (like myself) are in long-term relationships, some are playing the field and others are living (and loving) the single life.

lonely woman champagne
Being single is better than ending up with an unworthy dud.
Love Buzz

Scared Of Being Single? 5 Signs You're Desperate For A Man

One of the most dangerous fears that swirls around in the minds of many women—too many women—is the fear of being man-less. The phobia of being alone and detached keeps them stocked with either an endless supply of disposable dudes or the same ol' dud who's proven himself unworthy year after year after year.

'My Charmed Life': The Story Of A Love Life, Told Through Jewelry
"My Charmed Life" by Beth Bernstein.
Love Buzz

'My Charmed Life': The Story Of A Love Life, Told Through Jewelry

Jewelry has always held a special place in Beth Bernstein's life: More than just trinkets of adornment, gems have been guideposts to her memories, and through them, she tells her story. Every piece of precious metal and stone in her new book "My Charmed Life: Rocky Romances, Precious Family Connections, and Searching for a Band of Gold" represents a chapter in her life — and not just her life alone.

emily maynard The Bachelorette
Bachelorette Emily Maynard in Prague.
Love Buzz

8 Love Lessons Women Can Learn From 'The Bachelorette'

I have to admit that I'm an obsessive fan of "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" franchise. Since 2003, I've watched too many crying breakdowns in limousines, steamy hot tub kisses and beautiful proposals that rarely become weddings. However, it wasn't until this season with beauty and single mom Emily Maynard that I began to realize "The Bachelorette" is more than just my Monday-night guilty pleasure.