Mine. It’s All Mine. My Bed. Mine…

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... This morning I woke up phenomenally grateful for my bed and the fact that I don't have to share it with anyone.You see, I'm a bit selfish when it comes to my bed and my sleep, being the light sleeper that I am. Having once been married to a snorer, I used to lay awake at night listening the thunderous honking coming from my ex-husband's side of the bed, resentfully seething at his ability to sleep through his own noise.I was thoroughly convinced that sharing a bed with your spouse … [Read more...]

Hijacking Father’s Day …

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... Every Father's Days it's the same. An annual invitation to bash fatherhood.Can you imagine if Mother's Day got hijacked to such a degree.It doesn't build up motherhood or empower woman to tear down fathers, whether you think they deserve it or not.Single moms, this Father's Day lets try a different approach.1- Don't be bitter.Even if you feel your bitterness is justified and caused by circumstances that may have been out of your control you have to stop and … [Read more...]

Typical Misconceptions Single People Have About Married Life…

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... I am often amused by the question “how do you do it alone?”The answer is, I don’t.I have my faith, family, and friends that help me get through the more difficult and overwhelming times. Same as anybody else. It’s funny how people assume just because you aren’t married you are alone.On the flip side of that coin is the inaccurate assumption made by single people that married individuals are immune to loneliness. The truth no one is completely immune from bouts of loneliness in … [Read more...]

It’s Time To Take Down The Dating Profile, Because Clearly You Shouldn’t Be Dating…

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From my inbox, a reader's question. Published with permission ... Dear Crescat,I just started dating again after my divorce three years ago. My friends suggested I try Match.com. I signed up for it and met a really nice guy who seems decent. We exchanged a few emails and he asked for my number to call me. We exchanged flirty text messages for a couple of days and then he finally called. I was in class (I go to school at night) when he called so I couldn't answer.I called him back the … [Read more...]

23 signs you are a narcissist and men should probably avoid you at all costs…

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... Huffington Post never fails to amuse, what with it's limitless supply of young narcissists. Meet of one of the newest additions to their writing staff, Ms. Vanessa Elizabeth, marriage mocker and travel extraordinaire. Oh, goody.I've been noticing more and more people getting engaged and/or married under the age of 23.I get it.It's cold outside... you want to cuddle and talk about your feelings... life after graduation is a tough transition... so why not just cut to the chase and … [Read more...]

A Single Person’s Guide To Having a Fulfilling Love Life, and some other stuff too…

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... This past Sunday, I was a call in guest on talk radio's, The Mess with host Dan Sealana. It was fun. We talked about sex and love. And cats. And nuns?Listen hereI didn't know I was going to be asked, straight out of the gate, if I had any romantic song requests. I should have suggested Sir Mix-A-Lot's, I like Big Butts. I think that song is pretty damn romantic. It celebrates the natural form of the female body, which seems more sincere than a lot of the overly sentimental … [Read more...]

What Employment History Reveals About Your Date…

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... Just because I've given up on dating doesn't stop mean I'll ever stop dispensing my invaluable relationship wisdom. Why? Because everything I have to say on the matter of avoiding the worst type of spouse if something I wish my mother told me as a young girl. She was a "follow you heart" type of woman. I have a sneaking suspicion this type of advice is still being sold to hapless young ladies everywhere. For that reason alone I feel duty bound.Following your heart has it's place when … [Read more...]

So You Want To Date a Liberal…

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... My dating pool is drying up and as a happy result my faith, morals, and unwillingness to compromise saves me a lot of time and trouble. Three years ago I was advocating Catholics dating non-Catholics [see #5], as long as they were practicing Christians. Then one day I realized I desired heaven more than a spouse and took it all back. Now I am about to make that list of desirables even shorter by excluding liberals.After the devastating re-election of Obama, Catholic Match posed the … [Read more...]

Advice For the Single Christian…

... All of which I have heard from well meaning friends, and is promptly followed with some clever retort like "how but a nice hot cup of shut the hell up". … [Read more...]


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