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Singelringen Promotes "Single Power" As a Way of Living

I2m_singelringen_1 Everywhere you turn online there is another site that introduces new ways to find that special someone.  From personality profiles on eHarmony to focusing on finding "recreational" friends on sites like – there seems to be some online service for everyone.  Public perception of online dating, too, has changed from assuming it was just for those who would desperately visit sites like to "order" their dream wife … to a much more mainstream and accepted activity online.  But what about the single nation – those that choose (for the moment) to remain single?  Singelringen has the answer:

By definition, your are on your own as a single, but you are not alone there are many of us around the world.  We should stand up for what we are, and for what we represent.  Dare to be a proud single!  Singleringen shows your marital status is a conscious choice for the time being.  Its always more pleasing and attractive when you stand up for your choices.  By wearing your Singelringen, you manifest that its okay to be single.  Singelringen is a ring to be worn with pride by singles all over the globe.  The trend started in Scandinavia, and is now spread around the world.

The site sells the Singelringen for $49 USD, and also has some cool features like an anonymous request you can send to someone to find out if they are single or not.  The rationale, apart from starting a movement for those who are ok with being single, is that singles need a way to signal their civil status more than anyone else.  I love the concept behind this, though it will be interesting to see if this trend can take off in the US as it seems to have done worldwide.  The irony is, by starting a movement around a community of singles – Singelringen may be in the perfect position to help these singles start to connect with one another worldwide.  Sounds a bit like online dating, doesn’t it?

  • Susan

    Happily Ever After Without a Prince?

    As seen on The TODAY Show on August 20th.

    New Release, Princess Bubble, Strikes Chord with America’s 51% SINGLE WOMEN WHO, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN U.S. HISTORY, OUTNUMBER MARRIED WOMEN

    ATLANTA, August 9, 2007—This Christmas season thousands of single belles will hang their silk stockings and say their prayers before a quick night’s sleep-then it’s off to work they go. This ever growing group of Carols, Noels, and Merrys will shop, party and cook as they celebrate the holidays with families and friends. Two successful single gals will ring in the New Year with a resolution; offering parents an updated version of the traditional fairy tale. No longer a “Damsel in Distress,â€￾ this princess travels the world, helps others, and finds “happily ever afterâ€￾ even before she finds her Prince!

    With wisdom gleaned from their careers as single, globe-trotting flight attendants, first-time authors Susan Johnston and Kimberly Webb have crafted a modern-day book that celebrates singleness. A contemporary fairy tale for all ages, Princess Bubble was written to reduce the overwhelming sense of failure, self-doubt, and despair that some single women face.

    “Knowing how low self-esteem and depression plague many single females, we wanted to spread the message that ‘happily ever after’ can occur even before Prince Charming arrives. . . or even if he never does,â€￾ said Webb.

    “We’re definitely not anti-Prince,â€￾ said Johnston (whose college nickname was “Bubblesâ€￾). “We’re not anti-family or anti-marriage, if anything we’re anti-‘Damsel in Distress.’ Our message—the single life can also be a fairy tale. The End!â€￾

    Princess Bubble stars a princess who is confused by the traditional fairy tale messages that say she must find her “princeâ€￾ before she can live “happily ever after.â€￾ Princess Bubble dons her “thinking crownâ€￾ to research traditional fairy tales, interviews married girlfriends, and even takes counsel from her mother, who advises her to sign up at With a little help from her fairy godmother (this is still a fairy tale after all), Ms. Bubble discovers that “living happily ever afterâ€￾ is not about finding a prince. “True happiness,â€￾ the book reveals, “is found by loving God, being kind to others, and being comfortable with who you are already!â€￾

    “We’ve had countless women all over the nation tell us they wish there had been a book like this when they were young,â€￾ said Johnston. “This is a story women can truly believe in and feel comfortable sharing with their children.”

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