I tell ya, this little blog sure does bring some interesting opportunities for me. The latest interesting development? Being named New York City’s Most Eligible Single in the New York Post in their Sunday edition today.
According to a study by PlentyofFish.com, men online are searching for the following:
-Been in one long-term relationship (at least three years)
-Able to commit
-Thin and fit
And apart from the Catholic qualification (I was raised Methodist), I fit the bill.
Though I definitely don’t feel like the most idealist single that ever walked the glittering streets of Manhattan, I’m honored (and utterly surprised) to be named such a lucky, solo-leading lady. From the interview with the Post to a super-fun photoshoot that required a brand-new red dress (worth every penny), the last week was a whirlwind of an experience.
I don’t know what it is, but something tells me that 2014 might just bring a lot of these unexpected – and totally amazing – chances for me to put myself out there and really own being single. And writing this blog. And encouraging women to stand up for themselves.
And of course, love who you are.
Because regardless if you meet the findings of some study about what’s attractive, enticing and “ideal” -the most stunning, incredible part of anyone is their confidence. Whoever you are, own it – and know that one day, someone (surely) fall for it.
If you’re in New York – go buy the post today! If you’re not, check out this link, while I go blush for the next 24 hours. Some outtakes from the shoot below:
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Reblogged this on Life between the lines and commented:
My twin by more than a decade is making it big, well, even bigger. I am so happy and proud of her. You’d think she was family. In a way, she is the younger mini me, filled with hopes and dreams and need. I see so much of myself in is young woman. It isn’t surprising that we share the same birthday and tend to be so much alike.
Anyway, Linds is making it big. Please check her blog, the article written about her in the New York post.mi can’t wait for her to find love!!!! Congrats To my girl L.!!!
Congrats, well deserved.
I enjoy reading your blog and wish you a lot more success in 2014.
here’s to putting yourself out there…the most courageous act of all!
So gorgeous and fabulous! Who wouldn’t think this lady was new york’s most eligible single?
Social drinking is a quality men look out for? Pleasantly surprised….Happy for you and wish you the best.
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Good info. Lucky me I ran across your blog by chance (stumbleupon).
I have book marked it for later!
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