Tag Archives: singlehood

Alphabet Series: Zoo

Day Twenty-Six: Zoo Because I’m so happy to be done with this series (I mean, I enjoy writing for you guys and for myself, but I’m looking forward to a little break, maybe take some time to work on my … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Yearning

Day Twenty-Five: Yearning If you haven’t figured it out by now, I spent a lot of time as a single lady yearning for the day I’d finally find The One. Yes, I know it’s the twenty-first century and we women … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Worry

Day Twenty-Three: Worry Worry plagued much of my singlehood. I don’t know if I was the typical late-teenage/young twentysomething, but it seems that nearly every week brought similar haunting questions. When will I get married? Will all my friends be … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Vilified

Day Twenty-Two: Vilified Today’s word is perhaps not as harsh as it sounds. I have been fortunate to never find myself in a verbally or physically abusive relationship. I do, however, believe that my heart – and maybe even my … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Unsure of Myself

Day Twenty-One: Unsure of Myself Some of my themes throughout this series have either gone hand in hand or repeated themselves, and today is perhaps another instance of that. I have previously alluded to my lack of confidence in myself … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Trusting

Day Twenty: Trusting My ability to trust any male to whom I was romantically attracted often fluctuated throughout my dating years, as I’m sure is the case with most people. Find someone, date, relationship goes well, relationship falls apart, close … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Creep

Day Three: Creep Ah, yes. The rite of passage of the single creature: to “creep.” The act takes on many forms, but I was fortunate enough to come of age in the rise of social media, which made creeping much … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Brave

Day Two: Brave Without a permanent male in my life, I tended to fill that masculine role on my own. What I mean is, I steeled myself against any threats and felt I had to be the brave one, whether … Continue reading

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Alphabet Series: Alone

The Lonely Tribalist proposed this week that bloggers blog every day of the month (minus one day each week) with a subject based on a letter of the alphabet. It sounded like a fun challenge to me, and I know … Continue reading

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