Kissing Frogs: Tall Tales and Insights from the Dating Pond
There are 95.9 million unmarried people in the
United States and 53% of those are women.
Most of these unmarried ladies find themselves
in the dating pond, surrounded by frogs, as they
search for their Prince Charming. The statistics
above don’t even include the divorced
princesses who are starting over again. The
reality of single lady life is that dating is
difficult, but the adventures it leads to are
funny, terrible, embarrassing, and mind-
blowing. And, at the end of the day, a woman
must kiss a lot of frogs—and maybe even a few
toads—before they find one prince.
As young girls, we couldn’t get enough of
Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Rapunzel.
Those damsels in distress were our heroines,
saved by the handsome and romantic Prince
Charming. We grew up playing with Barbie,
Skipper, PJ and Ken. Did Ken ever peel off in his
purple corvette with Skipper or PJ? No, Barbie
always dated Ken. Period! That sort of planted
the seed in our minds that a “certain type” of
woman always got the guy. We needed to be