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The Cult of Marriage: Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Marry Young

Recently I read an article by Julia Shaw bemoaning the ever decreasing percentage of people getting married young.  Shaw bucked this trend and got married at 23. In her article, she wondered out loud what the rest of us are waiting for. The crux of her argument, that more people

“Why Are You Still Single?” Take the Test

"Why are you still single?” I know some people consider this question to be annoying. I, however, am flattered when people ask it. If you’re tired of hearing this question, you should take comfort in the idea that people find you normal enough, attractive enough and well-balanced enough to wonder

10 Ways Being Unemployed Is Exactly Like Being Single

For the past several months I've been on a full-time job hunt. It's seemingly what you have to do to have any chance of getting a decent job in the modern economy, economic recovery be damned. I spend about 6-7 hours a day looking through want ads to find jobs

Courtship: Chess not Checkers

You’ve probably seen the articles on your newsfeed talking about how to be a man or how to get a girl or how to be successful. Sure they might make you feel good after reading them, but let’s be real… life isn’t usually as idyllic. Neither is courtship, which, in

Dating Tips for Young Women

Recently, I had a conversation with my baby cousin, who is in the process of attaining her undergraduate degree, and it got me thinking... What kind of advice could I give someone just starting the life of semi-adult dating? I decided, A LOT. So to make that happen, I decided to

Asking Why Asian Women Marry Outside Their Race Is the Wrong Question

Interracial marriage in America is at an all time high, according to the latest census data from 2012, one out of every twelve marriages in America these days is between people of different races. Leading the way are Asians and Hispanics where nearly 25% of each group marries outside of their race.

The Sexiest Accents in the World

Let's face it, when it comes to speaking English, some accents are sexier than others. While everyone has their own preferences, and I'm sure a person's gender and, of course, their nationality plays a part in their preferences, I've noticed some very consistent patterns when it comes to which accents