Are you down about being single this holiday season? Don't be!
Being single during the month of December can pose challenges that you don't have to think about at other times of the year. People who are newly single may struggle as they try to figure out what to do when there isn't a built-in place to go for the holidays.
It's time to take some pressure off your search for Mr. Right.
Today, most women have careers and are perfectly capable of taking care of themselves. Still, they imagine Prince Charming appearing, swooping them up onto his white horse, riding off to dreamland and living happily ever after.
Follow these six tips to maximize your chances of earning yourself a second date.
Even if you have limited time to spare, speed dating only requires an investment of two hours and it allows the opportunity to meet and connect with 20 plus singles who have all come to the event with the purpose of getting to know you. The more people you meet, the more of an opportunity you will have to socialize, practice your dating skills and possibly connect with someone who is a perfect match for you.
I remember being a single girl and receiving an invitation to a wedding, knowing mostly couples would attend. As much as I would look on the positive side and think 'I might meet Mr. Right there' (because that was always in the back of my mind), the reality was that my married friends would all have each other, and I would once again feel like the lonely fifth wheel.
Melissa Melms tells us that when she's in a relationship, coupled-up friends replace single friends.
Recently, "Glamour" blogger Melissa Melms decided it was time to take douchiness to a whole new level with a post titled: "We Can't Be Friends Unless You Have a Boyfriend. I'm Serious…Kind of." Actually she is more serious than she is "kind of," as in her post she proceeds to basically toot about how great she and her relationship is, while her single friends are, well, lame.
Identify what's holding you back and you're half way to true love!
"Why am I still single?" This question plagues just about every woman who comes to Dating With Dignity for coaching. Invariably, before coming to me for help, she has asked this same question of her girlfriends, her mother, her best male friend, and even her therapist. More often than not, when a woman comes to me for coaching, she has enjoyed success in so many other areas of her life, but has been unsuccessful at ﬁnding and/or keeping a loving relationship; and she is, to put it simply, mystiﬁed.
In the new comedy, a bachelor and a family man switch lives, learn stuff women already know.
If American Pie and Freaky Friday got drunk and haphazard one night and made a baby, it'd be The Change-Up. Check out the movie poster or trailer, and you know what happens. Mitch (Ryan Reynolds) is an underemployed actor and dude-about-town who's never met a skirt he wouldn't chase—or couldn't catch. Dave (Jason Bateman) is his best friend and complete opposite. He's an adult with all the trimmings: three kids, a beautiful wife (Leslie Mann) and an impressive career. And of course, neither is quite happy with his lot in life.
Dating got you down? How to stay positive about the single life.
I have probably been on more dates than 99.5 percent of the earth's population (oh how I wish I were joking) so I've learned a little something about it, including how to stay positive, even when it seems like your last good date was six months and/or a few dozen romantic dinners ago. Here are seven ways to stay upbeat in the face of dating dreariness.
Whether or not you're single by choice, here are statistics we bet you didn't know about singles.
Let me tell you, the numbers on unmarried people are so surprising. I am one and I couldn't believe 'em! Check out what the census and other studies have shown about us unwed Americans. Hey, it might help you get your Grandpa to STFU with those spinster jokes!