So you’re single and thinking about the upcoming holidays. It doesn’t have to be a time of angst or feeling alone. Use these tips to boost your dating magnetism and fill your social calendar with wonderful holiday dates. Nourish Yourself to Create that Glow and Shine that Attracts the Opposite Sex
Breaking up, separating or divorcing is devastating at any time of the year but can feels especially horrible when it happens during the holiday season. This time of year is filled with images of happy families and joyful, loving couples exchanging meaningful gifts and sharing loving moments. The juxtaposition of these images and your reality is jarring. There is also the expectation for you to attend all the holiday events and join in the celebrations. All of this can leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted.
Life is just too busy. You are running around constantly and yet you desire to be sexually intimate with your spouse on a regular basis. There is this sense of distance that you are getting from your spouse. Connecting sexually is one of the key ways to intertwine your lives together. In addition to being connected sexually you want to have deep talks, long foreplay, and a bedroom that is only for you. It’s time to get radical in your marriage and make a change!
Do you know how to have sex? I’m going to assume the answer is yes. After all, on the surface, sex is a simple act of “Insert Tab A into Slot B.” And if you listen to the incessant messages thrown at us by our sex-obsessed culture, there’s not a lot more to it.
You finally attempt online dating. You did your best to make sure your online profile was interesting and your pictures were attractive. It’s been a week, but so far no one has tried to contact you. You start to question your decision to try online dating and begin to weigh your options against going to back to the usual bars and clubs. However, you can’t help but wonder what went wrong…
Ahhh ... November. Are you eating pumpkin pie and feeling like a turkey because you're single? Well, there are a hundred ways to cook, stuff, bake, slow roast, dry rub, fry, and barbecue a turkey — and your dating life — over the holidays. Don't over stuff yourself with two helpings of buttery sweet potatoes, green beans cooked with bacon, chocolate cake, cookies, seven layer salad, and mashed potatoes just because you're single.
As Christopher Columbus said, you can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. It's hard to let go of that shore post-divorce or after any relationship tanks. No matter how bad the relationship was or how much you wanted out, it's still what you've known, possibly for a very, very long time.
Ok we have all heard the news Hostess brand snack foods the company that makes Twinkies, HoHos, Ding dongs and Snowballs is going belly up. So did you stock up on your favorite guilty pleasure? Maybe even hide them away from your partner? So how do you indulge without feeling like you are having an affair the size of the general Petraeus scandal. The main thing is to remain calm; even though the store shelves may now be empty of your favorite treats there is a warehouse full of them ready to be delivered to a store near you next week.
If I read one more email about gratitude I just might…be more grateful. LOL. I know, know…Thanksgiving doesn’t always make us feel instantly grateful. For some of us this Epic Holiday is like a gigantic beacon reminding us of what’s not quite right. Could be that someone’s missing, or maybe you feel displaced, out of touch, lonely, or not as connected to your family in the way you have been or would like to be right now.
With Thanksgiving weekend around the corner, it can seem as though there won’t be enough time to get everything ready. Shopping lists, invitations, travel plans, details, searching for last year’s décor - it’s enough to forget what the holiday was designed for, which is thankfulness and gratitude for all we have! It might be a stretch to be thankful for the pre-holiday panic, but putting the to-do list to the side for a moment will do wonders to take the stress out of your week, not only this week but all through the holiday season.