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Extra! Extra! March 19, 2009

Posted by Onely in single and happy, We like. . ..
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Onely (along with Singletude, Sexless in the City, and Singlutionary) were featured in the Sydney Morning Herald today! We’re (very minor) celebrities, apparently, in Australia: Hooray!

The Herald mentioned our guest post at Professor What If’s blog: What if Married People Were Treated Like Singles?

We’re terribly flattered — this is our first public appearance. And — awww, shucks… We’re blushing!

— L & CC

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1. singleshot1 - March 19, 2009

Congrats on the (well-deserved) coverage, Onely. And thanks so much for the link to Single Shot Seattle!

onely - March 19, 2009

Glad to have you as a reader — and we’re looking forward to reading more of you… We picked you up thanks to Bella DePaulo’s most recent Living Single post. 🙂

— L

2. Monique - March 19, 2009

Yes, definitely well-deserved coverage. Congratulations!! It’s good to know that the voice of us singles is being heard, even if it doesn’t seem like it.
Thanks for the link too!

3. Alan - March 20, 2009

Great to see that these blogs are getting some media coverage.

I did cringe a little when one of the single women bragged about buying a sports car, saying that it was “indulgent”.

I think that plays into stereotypes of singles (and the single life) as self-centered and lacking in responsibility.

Of course, it’s certainly possible that the Sydney Herald specifically chose to mention that because it fits with the stereotype.

onely - March 20, 2009

Alan — excellent point! Alas, I guess it’s too easy to make use of stereotypes even when promoting the single life.

— L

4. Rachel - March 20, 2009

Congratulations!!! This is terrific!


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