Dating during the holidays advice

dating during the holidays advice

How does it feel to be single during the holiday season?

Its not easy being single during the holiday season. Between couples canoodling at cocktail parties, intrusive questions about your love life (or lack thereof) from well-meaning family members and midnight kisses on New Years Eve, the romantically unattached may feel like hibernating until January 2 nd.

Are the holidays something you have to get through?

Dont think about the holidays as something painful you have to get through, says Elaine Rodino, PhD, a psychologist in private practice in State College, PA. Know how to have fun regardless of whether youre part of a couple.

How should you Celebrate New Years Eve with your girlfriend?

Get out of town. Go somewhere for yourself, but not by yourself, says Dr. Harman. Take a ski trip with a girlfriend whos willing to make new memories with you. If you can swing it, says Lorraine, try to go over New Years Eve. Splurge on a cruise, or go to a super-fun place like Las Vegas or Hawaii, she says.

Because laughter and joy are surefire ways to bring you closer, take a tip from the people of Denmark, and get in on one of their New Years Eve traditions. At the stroke of midnight, Danes are known to break a glass or a plate together to symbolize good luck for a new year. Why not go for it? (Just make sure to have a broom on standby).

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