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10 Undeniable Signs a Married Man is Using You

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This week, my podcast episode was entitled "Why am I Still Single?" After ending another talking phase, I had to revisit the familiar emotion of confusion and weariness. This is a common sentiment for those who have been single for a while like me. When these thoughts and emotions overtake me, I give myself grace ...

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love affirmations

20 Love Affirmations for Single Women Losing Hope

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If you're like me, you've been single for a while. I'm not sure when you're reading this but at this current time, I have been single for almost six years. I have had dozens of failed talking stages and I have been ghosted, stood up, lied to, gaslit, and more. If anyone knows what it ...

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is self-love bad

Is Self-Love Bad for Single Women?

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Lately, I've been seeing the concept of self-love catch a lot of slack. I first experienced it watching the HBO heavily R-rated series Euphoria. One of the characters was daydreaming about women she idolized. She was in a funk because she doesn't really like how she looks very much. Well in this scene, all of ...

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Questions to Ask First Date

8 Questions to Ask on a First Date to Discover His True Intentions

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My name is Ashleigh and I'm addicted to audiobooks. You may wonder what this has to do with first date questions and I'm about to tell you. I signed up for Audible last year to listen to books when I traveled to Cancun. I thought I'd pay for one month and then delete it after ...

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Solo Date Ideas

20 Solo Date Ideas in Atlanta

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On New Year's Eve, I went to a fancy house in the Carolina mountains with a group of friends. During this time, we enjoyed several conversations on dating, relationships, and mental health. One topic that stood out was self-dating. Self-Dating: Releasing self-pity and embarrassment and embracing singleness by taking yourself to do the things you love ...

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Is He stringing Me Along

Is He stringing Me Along? 5 Excuses Men Use

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Much of my content comes from my own experiences, but I also glean a lot from my friends and my friend's friends. My bestie told me that she was in the mall today and a young lady began venting to her randomly about her love life. She stated that the guy she is dating is ...

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