Monica Simon


Monica is a quirky, non-hipster who hates North Face jackets. Her writing includes topics like the pursuit of happiness, fall-on-your-face break ups and her quarter-life crisis. For more of her writing, visit

From Taken To Single: You'll Be A Hot Mess For A While, But You'll Survive

People will tell you breakups are hard for all the classic reasons: the pain, learning to be independent, etc. What they won’t tell you, though, is that the breakup is just the beginning of a long transition. Once you feel ready to “get back out…