Holiday blues instead of holiday cheer this year? It doesn't have to be like this for you. Learn how to overcome your anxiety this holiday season and truly enjoy yourself.
Holding onto someone who isn't available, taking bad advice from friends and more single girl offenses getting in the way of your search for love.
No matter how much time has past since your last relationship, you might be thinking about starting to date again. Are you ready to find someone new? Maybe you think you are, but here are some signs that you’re definitely not relationship material yet.
“I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date.” -The White Rabbit How do we determine the appropriate age to start dating, get married, have kids, and/or retire? Bernice Neugarten (1976) suggested that human beings use a ‘social clock’ to define the cultural norms and expected social behaviors throughout the lifespan. Differing from biological clocks that have a neural origin, social clock
Ever since the mid 90's when the box office hit romantic comedy Jerry Maguire coined the phrase "You complete me," those three words have been bandied about by star struck lovers all over the world. And as much as I love the phrase and the romantic notions it evokes - the idea of two becoming one, the circle becoming complete, of two people so connected that they would be incomplete, broken, without the other - the truth is, well, it's just not healthy.
All year long you've placed the foil-lined invitation envelopes with your bare ring finger under a fridge magnet. Now, at last the time is upon you — it's officially wedding season. If all your friends are heading down the aisle this summer, you're going to need a single gal's game plan. Here's a survival guide to get you through feeling happy and fulfilled in spite of all the happily ever after around you.
BY Hope Kumor You dress in your sexiest outfit to go out with your girls for the night. It's ladies night at a nearby club and you examine yourself in the mirror to check your hair and makeup before you leave for your best friend's house. Everything looks perfect and you’re beaming with confidence. Meanwhile, there are girls heading out with their boyfriends. But, that doesn't matter. You don't need a man to be happy. Besides, do you really want to deal with arguments, the phone calls, the presents, the constant nagging?
Seven ideas that treat V-Day not as glorification of romance, but as a celebration of love in general—love for yourself, your friends, your community and for the world. The ideas will even work for those who would prefer to be coupled up. So go forth and revel—no matter what your relationship status is.
“How can someone like you still be single?” How many of you have heard that question at family gatherings, a party with friends, or during a work event leaving you with that feeling of being, “the last single girl on the block.” This question may lead you to ask other questions that become an internal dialogue, “If I am so wonderful, how come I’m still single?” or, “Why does my singleness matter to so many people?” Through working with my clients, I have found that the extent, to which you allow the
Couples in the U.S. throw something like 2.5 million weddings each year, fueling a $40 billion industry. 40 billion! That's a lot of aunts, uncles and cousins doing the hokey pokey… and heck of a lot of taffeta. If the average wedding has four bridesmaids, that's 10 million of us a year doing the "left, together… right, together" down the aisle as one of our friends ties the knot with her one & only.
Here's the thing about sex: it's different for every woman. The way we think about it, talk about it, do it or choose not to do it is unique to pretty much every single one of us. Some girls are adamant about only having one partner their whole lives. Some of us see it as sacred, only to be shared within committed relationships, while others are more free and look at various partners as forms of sexual exploration or ways to get to know themselves. And, there are those of us who see it as just plain fun, no strings attached.