During the holidays, not only do we get to spend a lot of time with our families, as an added bonus, we get to spend more time with our in-laws.
So, what is it? Have you been Naughty or Nice this year? The journey of divorce will undoubtedly bring out our Naughty, Nice and everything in between sides. As I reflect back on my year, although I am Jewish and Santa doesn’t exist in my world, I am careful to be honest about whether or not I have been naughty…or nice. The first year or two after divorce, the pull towards Naughty was really strong.
The joy of the holiday season sets the stage for one of the most romantic times of the year. But no worries, single gals and guys: there's more than enough love to go around. Even in the midst of the frantic, last-minute gift shopping and preparations for throwing an unforgettable party to kick off the New Year, love is in the air. Anything can happen during the holidays, so keep your eyes and options open for potential love in these places.
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 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.
Yes, 'tis the season for the coupled-up among us to swap holiday gifts. And, apparently, 'tis the season for females to be rather displeased with the presents their partners choose. According to a recent Match.com survey, nearly 75 percent of women have been disappointed with a gift from a boyfriend in the past (meanwhile, only 47 percent of men are as finicky).
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.
Rather than shooting your wonderful man a demeaning look when he overeats or indulges in lots of sugar, help him. Chances are, he'll be grateful and totally on board. Here are some tips for you to lovingly support him during the holidays.
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.
There's so much going on between Thanksgiving and New Years that causes couples to forget about each other. Despite all the added obligations that come up with family, friends, children and just being involved all the time, single people still need their weekly dose of spicy sex, no matter the time of year.
Like Ram Dass says: You want to see how together you are, go spend some time with your family! This sentiment is particularly apt during the holidays, when emotions run high and painful memories are easily triggered. Especially if this holiday things are different than you would like them to be: i.e. you’re single (again), newly divorced, bringing someone home your family can’t stand, or maybe you simply dread the same old story your family dynamics dose on when you get together.
The holiday season has officially begun and soon calendars will be filled with holiday parties and family gatherings. For a single person, even one who’s happily single, this season usually includes inquiries from well-meaning family and friends as to the nature of your relationship status. Does your single status have you dreading going home for the holidays? Don’t fret my pets! There are benefits that come along with being single during this time of year. The Perks of Being Single
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
By Nerd Chick, Andrea Eldridge, for GalTime.com Apps to keep you organized this holiday season Halloween’s over and you know what that means - it’s officially time for the holidays! Who doesn’t love this time of year? Trips to see relatives, parties with friends, gingerbread and eggnog…I could go on and on!