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Single During the Holidays

Single During the Holidays: It's Complicated

Sara Eckel | Posted 12.21.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

I realized that having a spouse or a child is not the thing that makes a person a grown-up; putting other people's needs ahead of your own is. And that impulse has nothing to do with your relationship status or whether or not you're the official host of the event.

Together But Alone

Jamie Silverman | Posted 11.30.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

Just like birthdays, each passing year of single status, is a constant reminder of what you have still failed to accomplish. Sure, maybe you got a promotion. Or bought a new house. But if you still show up at the dinner table without a plus one, it always seems to feel much more monumental.

This Is What It's Like To Be Single During The Holidays

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 12.23.2014 | Women

Being home for the holidays is generally awesome -- free food, free WiFi and tons of TLC. But being back in your hometown, around your family and old ...

This Is How You Do Holiday Cards When You're Single

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.18.2014 | Women

Attention, single ladies: We've found your new hero. Redditor macbubs recently shared his sister Bridget's magical Christmas cards from the past fi...

10 Real Benefits Of Being Single For The Holidays

Kate Endres | Posted 02.14.2015 | Women
Kate Endres

You don't have to buy someone something just because they want it. "Oh, you want a new PlayStation game? I just LOVE when you sit in all day and play. Of course I will contribute to the habit!"

20 Kisses To Make You Thankful You Have No One To Kiss Under The Mistletoe

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

Sad that you don't have anyone to kiss under the mistletoe this year? Don't be! Kissing is the most awkward thing ever -- and we have proof. The ce...

9 Holiday Gift Ideas For Your Newly Single Friend

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.10.2013 | Divorce

If listening to Wham's "Last Christmas" every holiday season has taught us anything, it's that virtually nothing is worse than experiencing heartbreak...

Singling for the Holidays

Kira Sabin | Posted 02.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Kira Sabin

Cuddling in front the fireplace. New Year's Eve kisses. Mistletoe. Considering that this was a time of year that we counted down to as kids, it can be pretty tough when you are single.

5 Reasons It's Great to Be Single During the Holidays

Eleanore S. Wells | Posted 02.03.2013 | Women
Eleanore S. Wells

Some things about being single are actually better during the holidays because we have more flexibility and fewer rules about what we are supposed to do.

Dear Santa, All I Want for Christmas...

Lori Bryant Woolridge | Posted 02.18.2012 | Black Voices
Lori Bryant Woolridge

I can't tell you how many of my unattached friends and clients are lamenting the onset of this holiday season. I can't say that I blame them. The holiday season can be tough for single ladies, it's one of those times during the year when being alone can feel particularly lonely.