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Singleness

In the SINGLENESS category you will find articles that speak to your life as an unmarried person – for those that want to remain single or desire to be married. The topics include: BEING SINGLE, SINGLE AGAIN and SINGLE PARENTING. Never married? You may feel your life is on hold in some areas but there are plenty of areas of your life and character that can be developed. Or you may be learning how to be single again after many years because of divorce or loss of a spouse. Single Matters brings expert advice to your life as a single parent, dealing with grief or questions regarding your “still single” status. See this season through God’s eyes and your hope, joy and strength will be restored.

[Video] Jimmy Fallon #WhyImSingle

Jimmy Fallon asks folks on Twitter why they are single and they respond. This video is funny (One comment that is inappropriate but overlook that because the others are good.) #WhyImSingle  

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A Single Woman’s Plea To Married Men

Recently, a girlfriend of mine posted the following status on Facebook: It’s a sad day when your wedding ring no longer fits. It becomes a better day when your husband proposes again with a cheapo ring from Target. She and her husband are expecting their first child soon and, due to the lovely woes of pregnancy, her ring no longer …

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Three Thoughts From A Man About Being Single

Let me clear the air about where I am in life. I am a single male. I recently passed the dreaded precipice of 40.  I live in Asia and have lived here for most of the last 12 years. My work takes me back to America a few times a year, but my adult life has largely been invested in …

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How To Live For Eternity

I’m tired of books on singlehood. But my disdain for them is not rooted not in what they say, but rather what they don’t say. Most books on singlehood miss out on Heaven. Because you know what? Marriage isn’t eternal. Sure, it’s a good thing. A God-designed thing that blesses many many people. And of course, it can bear eternal …

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Valentine’s Day – Big Whoop!

Oh, yippee! Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and here I sit, writing an article for a singles magazine on how we don’t actually need romance to make this day wonderful. Now before you throw your half-eaten, heart-shaped box of faux chocolates at me, let’s talk. Is there anyone else out there who swore 2013 was the last one without a …

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Where Is The Value In Singleness?

1 universe, 8 planets, 204 countries, 809 islands, 7 seas, 6 billion people … and “yes” – you are still single. What’s more, the day that many single people dread is once again upon you. It’s that special day when Cupid’s arrows are supposed to cap you in the buttocks. Instead, the flying baby wearing the Huggies takes off on …

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What If I Never Get Married?

If you asked your family and friends what the most significant moments in their lives had been, you’d probably hear these answers: The day I met my wife. The moment I watched my bride walk down the aisle. The moment I held my newborn. But what happens if you never meet your wife? Never walk down the aisle? Never have …

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How To Be Single On Valentines Day

If you’re single and reading this, I have a question for you: How do you feel about this coming Valentine’s Day? How do you be single on Valentines Day? I ask because I’ve often found that many of us fall into one of two categories. Either we adopt the spirit that this will “not be another Valentine’s Day” that we …

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Breaking Up

So you had it all planned out. You would fall in love, and the rest would be history. Only things haven’t turned out quite like you thought they would. Now you’re faced with the decision of whether you keep going on with the charade or admit that it’s over. You’ve weighed your situation, contemplated the outcome, and finally decided that …

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Mis-Education Of Single Men

The prevailing message to men when it comes to relationships and career is basically: “First, get your business, your money and your assets. Then, find someone to settle down with.” This is the messaging I was surrounded by growing up. I was even told by men who I looked up to and who were in marriages, that the blueprint to …

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