The Lies They Tell You so You’ll Feel Better About STILL Being Single

If you’ve been single for any length of time, particularly if you’ve ventured into your 40s without ever being engaged, married, divorced, widowed and without kids, then you’ve definitely heard some of these lines before. Often, well-meaning friends, family, colleagues and pretty much anyone else you come into contact with, just can’t help but feed […]

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KEEPin' IT REAL since 1980

Let’s be real, looking for a job can be one of the most exhausting, soul destroying processes ever. You spend hours searching for jobs, then hours perfecting your resume and cover letter so they are specific for that job, you feel like the job was written exactly for you, you send off your resume and […]

The Cover Letter That’s Guaranteed to Get You an Interview


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I think it’s safe to say that none of us have experienced a global pandemic before. This is the shit you see in sci-fi movies, not something you actually live through. Yet here we are, a year into this pandemic. My boyfriend, Andrew, and I had only started dating 7 months before the world shut […]

How COVID and Quarantine Catapulted My Relationship Forward


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There is no shortage of dating, relationship and personal development books on the market. It feels like every twenty-something girl that’s ever appeared on the Bachelor has written a flimsy book about dating. That’s why it takes so much to really stand out in this field. The two books below are definitely worth reading. They […]

Two Must-Read Dating Books That Will Blow Your Mind


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Searching for a job has to be one of the most thankless and soul-destroying tasks around. You spend so much time editing your resume, writing cover letters, searching job boards and reading job descriptions and then you hear nothing but crickets. All those jobs you thought you were perfect for clearly didn’t think the same […]

5 Steps to Finding a Job at a Company You Actually Want to Work For

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If you’re anything like me, you’ve read nearly every book out there on dating and relationships. When you’ve been single this long, you can’t help but think it’s you, so you take yourself on as a project and try to read and learn as much as you can in the hopes of not fucking up […]

Why Knowing Your Love Language is Imperative to a Successful Relationship


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Erin Stafford

Yes, I’m still single. No, I’ve never been engaged, never married, and no, I don’t have any kids. Shit, I’ve never even really lived with a boyfriend unless you count the ex who moved in uninvited for a few months because he thought it would be cheaper to put his stuff in a storage unit and live in a hotel with his daughter than rent an apartment. More on that later.

Get a Sneak Peek at the Intro of My First Book: “No Man’s Land”


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