You're thisclose to filing for divorce but then suddenly, the holidays are upon you. Divorce coach Abby Rodman offers a sympathetic point of view about divorcing during the holidays and explains why January is the golden month for separations.
On December 25, 1914 the guns of British and German soldiers fell silent, and soldiers sang carols in No Man's Land. The Christmas truce during WWI happened spontaneously as soldiers on both sides heard their enemies singing carols. A few brave men climbed out their trenches to exchange Christmas greetings and then began to exchange food, sing carols together, tell jokes, and even play soccer. The unauthorized truce spread along the 500-mile Western Front, including more than 100,000 men. It was a day of peace in the midst of war.
Happy, almost Christmas! Ten years ago (can you believe it's been that long?!) Buddy the Elf taught us that the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear. In his Santa-loving honor, here are 20 things you may not know about this epic holiday classic:
Scroll through the pics and get motivated to shop for the hard-to-buy-for guy in your life. Of the eleven gift ideas for men who have everything, you're bound to come across something.
Self-proclaimed "Christmas prostitute" Michael Buble brought us a whole lot of holiday cheer with his charming NBC special last night, and now we're taking a look back at the crooner's love life. Will his romantic history get him on the nice or naughty list? You decide! He's been engaged three times.
We're giving sexy makeovers to seven wholesome holiday traditions to help you not just face but embrace the season with your special someone.
There's something utterly romantic about Christmastime: flickering fireplaces, light, fluttery gusts of snow and stealing kisses under the mistletoe. And it's inspired some of the sweetest quotes about love.
You might think that someone who goes "gift-free" at Christmas might have fallen on hard times. Or you might think this person might simply be a scrooge who has forgotten about the spirit of Christmas. But Heather Greenwood Davis, a Toronto, Canada writer and mom and her family are neither. Together with her husband and two children, she decided to skip the presents in favor of getting back to family—for the second year.
What does "A Christmas Carol" have to do with your dating life? A lot more than you think. Dating coach Ronnie Ann Ryan uses the classic film to follow Ebbie Scrooge, a woman who's wasting her dating years complaining about men. Enter the Ghosts of Past, Present and Future to show Ebbie the error of her ways. Could you do with a visit from these spirits, too?
Even the most cynical among us can agree that the holiday season has an element of magic to it. But before a single egg is nogged or Christmas goose stuffed, there's that little matter of buying gifts. And that's when, for many of us, the magic disappears. But here's a very good reason not to throw up your hands and admit defeat this holiday season: Gift-giving can also work magic on your relationship.
Surprise! (Or not.) It's Miley Cyrus stripping for attention! Though, to the clearly spotlight thirsty starlet's credit, this time she's showing off the goods for a cause much more noble than Terry Richardson. Cyrus tweeted a photo of herself flashing in the New York City snow, but don't get too excited: Instead of getting Miley Cyrus nude, you get Miley Cyrus half-nude, her nipples covered by Christmas Photoshop details. (What is naked?
This year, I'm thinking about having a holiday party that features international Christmas treats. A hearty Quebecoise meat pie, some mulled wine, and an insane amount of sweet delights would be the stars of the show since they top the traditional foods category.
With only two weeks left until Christmas, time is getting tight! And—if you're like us—you've barely scratched the surface of your shopping list.
Okay, so maybe Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer first aired before you were born, let alone your kids, but that awkward claymation is still pretty charming. Or maybe you're a Dickens fan? The Muppets Christmas Carol is a retelling of the classic story about an old man re-evaluating his priorities in the holiday season.
Personal development coach David Elliott offers singles a new perspective on the holidays. With tips ranging from finding inner happiness to helping others, Elliott provides the tips singles need to know if they want to be happy for the holidays.