Category Archives: Dr Phil

How Can I Be Happily Single When I Hate Being Single?

  The Spinsterlicious Life –the title of my book and blog— is about the joys and realities of being a single woman.  Whether a woman is single by choice or by circumstance, a great life should be hers.  The time spent fretting about what you don’t have (a man) would be much better spent celebrating what … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Separate Bedrooms?

  A couple of weeks ago I ruined an almost-date.  I was standing in line waiting to go into an event when a guy standing behind me, struck up a conversation.  We chatted for quite awhile and eventually got around to his divorce.  I don’t recall the details but I do recall his look of horror … Continue reading

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A Room of My Own (At the Very Least)

A few years ago, a guy I was dating brought up the subject of marriage.  I kind of had a panic attack which I blamed on feeling like I was catching the flu.  Once I calmed down (and was safely home), I called my friend, Benilde.  As we talked, I tried to envision what it might … Continue reading

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