Sounds like all the single ladies are laying off the booze.
We all know what a crucial role alcohol plays in getting people together. It lends men courage, and it lends women the kind of forbearance that makes that courage endearing rather than annoying. Amiright, bar flies? In any case, the American Sociological Society has just published a study which states that women drink more when married than when single, while men actually drink less after they've tied the knot.
Are you newly single? Learn to side-step these 3 dating blunders!
Whether you've already started dating after divorce, or you're about to take the plunge, chances are good you're going to be tempted to give in to three behaviors that will sabotage either your ability to move on from your marriage, or seriously reduce the chance you'll find a wonderful new man. Here are three post-divorce dating dangers and how you can avoid them.
It's natural to be angry during a divorce. The important thing is learning to let go.
Letting go of anger isn't easy; it latches on and won't let go. However, there are far more reasons to permanently release this negative emotion than to cling to it. Here are six ways to leave your anger behind so you can be more at peace after divorce.
Why should we take marriage advice from divorced people? They know better than anybody, that's why.
Dr. Terri Orbuch, a psychologist and professor at the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research, followed 373 couples during their first year of marriage, 46 percent of whom later got divorced. As reported in "The Wall Street Journal," she found that most divorced people shared the same five regrets about their marriages.
My date started complaining about his ex, expecting sympathy—instead, I started to agree with her.
Soon after separating from my ex-husband, a close friend of mine offered me a special birthday present: a day at one of the most exclusive local beauty salons. While there I met the sexiest guy on Earth. And then we went of on our first date. He began talking about his ex and I couldn't help but to take her side... about everything.
How to take advantage of online dating to re-enter the dating scene after years of marriage.
Being married may have enabled you to not focus on your looks, your mannerisms, and your lifestyle. Dating forces you to evaluate all of those qualities that may have been taken for granted or not explored. One of the most popular options for singles is online dating. It's a wonderful option in its ability to date on your own time, ask a lot of questions and get to know someone in the comfort of your own home.
Why do younger couples have more health issues after they divorce?
You'd probably think that a couple who divorces after being married for 20-30 years has a harder time getting past a divorce. But a recent study found that divorce is actually harder on younger people, who have been married for less time.
'Couples Holidays' can be a drag, but only if you allow them. Choose to look at Single differently!
As the years seem to fly past in record speed, I've begun to notice more and more the increase of holiday emphasis. Promoting Halloween begins late August/early September, and the minute our clocks stike midnight into November, the shelves have already been slated clean and now full of Thankskgiving and Christmas hoopla. Just when we think after the New Year has been rung in and we're finally free and clear from the bombardment of annoying toy and jewelry commercials, the world at large starts digging into one of the most gawdy ritual days of them all; Valen
Don't let January be the reason you break up or get divorced.
According to a recent study, January is the most depressing month of the year. In fact, a study of 1,000 couples in Britain found that in January, couples fight for more than eight minutes a day and have 20 arguments during the month, compared to about 15 fights in the other months.