Singledom

Abortion and Women's Other Secrets: What Do We Do With Our Shame?

Paula Coston | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paula Coston

There are statistics, news stories and articles everywhere about women made ashamed and guilty by secrets: singledom, childlessness, genital mutilation, forced marriage, physical or sexual or emotional abuse, menstrual conditions, the size and shape of their labia...The list goes on.

Poorna Bell

5 Reasons Why You Don't Want That New Year's Eve Kiss Anyway

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Is there anything more awkward than the New Year's Eve kiss? If you're single, there's a mad scramble to find someone suitable who won't have you ...

Here's Why You're Still Single

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Single folk, you're probably sick to death of smug couples setting you up on dates with the dregs of their social circle, but how about a little profe...

Say No to the Misery of Matchmaking - Your Friends Won't Thank You for It

The Guyliner | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Agreeing or volunteering to set mates up with each other is the worst idea you're likely to have. there's seldom a pot of gold at the end of the matchmaking rainbow. Well, for you, at least. It's a common misconception that people you know, or your friends know, will like each other.

Supermarket Singles: Why a Trip to Grab the Groceries Can Be a Real Tearjerker

The Guyliner | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Almost everything sold in the supermarket is aimed at an audience of two or more. Your hand hovers over the English muffins, packed in sixes. You'll never eat six, not before they go stale. The only way you could get through six muffins before the mould hits is by having them for every meal for the next two days.

How Meals-for-One Are No Laughing Matter

Lucy Karsten | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

Cooking for one or two people is expensive, time-consuming and irritating. (Unless you are making pasta, in which case obviously it is a joy). My friend Alex has come up with his own solution: he buys, religiously, 3 Waitrose whole cooked roast chickens.

The U-Turn

Nicola Six | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola Six

"Put on some high heels and a short skirt and come and meet me. The party needs livening up" he texted back, seemingly oblivious to the concept of feminism. And so I did. (I don't actually own a 'short skirt' but figured a nice pair of tailored shorts wouldn't disappoint.)