Do you have room in your life for a man? You may say you want to find love, but that’s not always the full story.There are some simple things to look at which can reveal your emotional state as "open and ready" or "not quite there yet". See if any of these signs provide clues to your situation.
While all of the cheer and good will can be exciting, the holiday season can certainly be stressful, too. Between the exhausting schedule of holiday parties and the confusion of gift-giving etiquette, December festivities can feel like quite a burden. Add to that a new relationship, and you can easily find yourself screaming “BAH HUMBUG” instead of humming along to “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”
The traditions, the families, the expectations, the disappointments. If you are facing your first (or second, or … ) holiday season after a separation or divorce, all of these challenges get magnified — and the joy can often seem elusive.
Thinking of getting your boyfriend a button-down for Christmas? Think again. Three words: Men hate clothes. As gifts, anyway. And of course, there are exceptions, but as a general rule, slacks will be frowned upon.
What is it about Christmas lights on a snow-laden cottage, holiday cheer on neighbors’ rosy-cheeked faces and gluttonous parties bombarded by doofuses in reindeer sweaters that make a person tingle with horny holiday spirit? During the next weeks that fall between Thanksgiving and News Year’s Day is the perfect time to get him randy on brandy & egg nog and seduce that man of yours so good, you’ll have him under your bush more times this Christmas Eve than Santa under the tree.
by Marina Sbrochi, for GalTime.com making holidays happy when you're a single parent Managing the holidays when you are married with children definitely takes some finesse and strategy. Sometimes just the negotiating where to go can even be rough - “Should we alternate years for Thanksgiving and so on? OR Do we visit one house, then the other if we live in the same town?” Forget simplicity if both families live out of town.
Remember the last time you were carded? Stop. We mean gift-carded! Most people in this land of plastic have either given or received at least one gift card. The National Retail Federation reports that 6 of 10 consumers say “they’d like to receive gift cards this year.” The to-give-or-not-to-give debate rages on, but all of The 5 Money Personalities™ may benefit from buying gift cards for others. The Flyer c
Is the ghost of Christmas past, haunting the vision of the perfect coupled-up-Christmas? It's time to start a new tradition of the new single Yule. There are plenty of reasons to celebrate the holidays with a festive freedom like you've never had before.
Big kids know that Santa's a good guy — he spreads cheer, brings presents, and loves milk and cookies. But the bearded man dressed in red and white starts out a stranger. No wonder some little boys and girls are nervous, if not downright frightened, the first time they meet Santa Claus. Ho-ho-hold on a minute. Who is this guy?
For many Xmas is a time of peace and joy, a time of goodwill to all men. Its a time of celebration, eating too much and falling asleep on the sofa. It is a time for families, for children (big and small) for extravagance and fun. However, for a significant minority it is a nightmare, a time to dread, a time for shame, drunkenness, arguments (maybe even violence) and a time for misery.
Here's the buzz on the best sex toys for the season. If you've been a little naughty this year — and who hasn't? — you just might want to ask Santa to stuff your stocking with some toys. And by toys, we mean adult toys that are sure to make your holiday season ho-ho-hot!
By Kimberly James, MatchMaster, FindYourPlusOne.com With the holidays here, it is easy to get swept away in the spirit of gift giving. But when it comes to a new relationship or someone you are casually dating, it can be unclear to gift or not to gift. There are no real rules or guidelines to follow but there are ways to ease the confusion.
By Amanda Fontaine, for GalTime.com Don’t deny it: Christmas is coming. And so is Hanukkah. And secret classroom elves. And all the other holiday bustle and chaos. When decorations appear in shopping malls and department stores, we brush it off for a month or two, but that time has passed.I hate to say it, but it’s finally time to start scoping out toys and making a list. If you have kids to buy for - either children of your own, or nieces, nephews, friends' children, or godchildren - how do you survive
The post Thanksgiving season has been criticized as a time of greedy frenzy, when the balance sheets of retailers are swept into the black by waves of frantic shoppers bingeing on the illusions of good deals and marching to the mantra of “What can I get for Christmas?” Although much of the shopping is ostensibly for gifts for others, part of the excitement is the prospect of winning a game with sellers, competing for the best “savings,” and being the first in your peer group to finish your Christmas shopping.
The holiday season can be full of joy or full of stress, which is for you? The difference between finding joy or feeling stressed during the holidays can come from the areas of emotion, physical activities, and diet. How you deal with your emotions and how you emotionally deal with the holidays can determine whether you have joy or stress during that time. For example, if you have relationship difficulties with family members or past hurtful memories, the holidays have a way of making you feel worse. I remember a woman who felt generally happy through t
by Eleanore Wells, for GalTime.com As soon as the weather dips below 90-degrees, holiday decorations line the aisles of stores. And so the stress begins. Holidays can be challenging to just about everybody. There are decisions to be made, plans to put in place, and money to be spent. And while this is true for everyone, many single people feel an extra layer of stress.