..."This is because loneliness reads as weakness. Melanie Notkin, author of the 2014 book Otherhood: Modern Women Finding a New Kind of Happiness, believes our longing for companionship is often malig...Read More »
A piece I wrote for The New York Post is the "Body & Soul" section cover story today, June 16, 2016.
My essay is inspired by my dating life in my 40s and I share why it's better now than it was...Read More »
But others think it’s unfair to blame Type A personality traits and career focus for one’s single status.
“Singles aren’t waiting for life to happen to them,” argues Melanie Notkin, cultural anthro...Read More »
Melanie believes that being childless for her was due to circumstance. She always wanted to find love, get married, and have a child with that man and yet she remained single. She is 46 and always exp...Read More »
Author of 'Otherhood' shines light on women who are childless because they didn't find the right partner.
By Nara Schoenberg
Melanie Notkin could not have been clearer about her desire to have c...Read More »
Rush Limbaugh comments on the same-day New York Post interview of Melanie Notkin on dating, chivalry and Mad Men.
"RUSH: Now, the final episode of Mad Men is Sunday night, and the New York Post wen...Read More »
In the days leading up to the series finale of Mad Men, the New York Post interviewed Melanie Notkin on how dating has changed since the Mad Men era. Notkin shared thoughts from her book, Otherhood: M...Read More »
Spinster—the most talked-about book of the summer—celebrates the power and pleasures of solitary life, but skims over the toughest fact of solo-hood: loneliness. Briony Smith tackles the last single-l...Read More »
My latest was published in The New York Post
February 28, 2015 | 6:00am
What feminist NYC women really want in a man
“I’ll come across the park to meet you,” Gary offered, “But I don’t know any good...Read More »