By GalTime Writer, Kelly Rouba, for GalTime.com date ideas that will melt your heart As the weather gets colder and the nights get longer, it’s tempting to just stay inside and cuddle up with your partner under a warm blanket while watching a good movie. And while alone time is always nice (and necessary), don’t let the winter weather stop you from getting out with your special someone and creating memories that will last a lifetime.
By Steven Roseleaf, for GalTime.com Consumer protection and fraud prevention With more and more business being conducted online, fraud is on the rise. We're vulnerable to theft in a multitude of ways, from the threat of online scams to the electronic trail we leave behind. Let's take a look at four ways to avoid getting scammed and how to make sure you haven't already fallen victim.
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.
It's that time of year again that most of us look forward to ... cautiously! Though it’s supposed to be a Holiday Season which infers excitement and good times, it’s also a period that is fraught with stress and tension on so many different levels. Most people want the next several weeks to offer a sense of joy, yet don’t quite know how to achieve it.
By the JOY Professor, Johanna Lyman, for GalTime.com I’ve noticed that people tend to believe that feeling insecure is a character flaw. While it’s true that we don’t value insecurity in our society, it may be worthwhile to re-evaluate that position. When we face an insecurity, it allows us to access vulnerability, which can be a very powerful experience.
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
For all their emotional complications, "friends-with-benefits" relationships may offer one advantage: safer sex.
Secret love affairs are the stuff of fairy tales aren’t they? Well, perhaps. They are exciting. You and this person have your own little secret. Hiding from others. Adrenaline pumping. The two of you are in your own world. No one else is allowed. No one else can know. It’s dating on the down low. Wait a minute? Why are you dating on the down low anyway?
I’ll only ever be honest with you. To attract a partner takes more than just getting a fantastic online profile or getting out there dating. Becoming more attractive, having more confidence and more fun in your life will dramatically increase your chances of bagging the man or woman of your dreams. It doesn’t have to be difficult if you commit to the long game and make some simple lifestyle choices. 1. Take Pride In Your Appearance