Sometimes being single can feel like a monotonous bore:
- Lonely nights with meals for one in front of the T.V.
- Nights out with other (tedious, verging on tarty) singles who you would otherwise never associate with, however, the need for a Wing Woman is such that you find yourself propped up at the bar with them on a weekly basis.
- Hearing the patronizing yet hopeful words from your mother and smug married friends, which go something like this “You’ll meet someone lovely soon dear”, “There’s a man waiting just round the corner” or “You really deserve someone special, he just hasn’t come along yet”. (OK fabulous… Where is he???) Read the rest of this entry »
Dressing for a first date can be pretty stressful. When searching through your wardrobe for the perfect outfit, you must consider how you want to present yourself and what each piece says about you (although your destination could also play a role in how you dress…you’re not going to wear an evening gown to go mountain-biking, for example). You want to make sure you come across as the confident, sexy woman that you are without looking too buttoned down, or alternately, too inviting. It can be extremely difficult to strike the right balance, but if you’re not sure what type of ensemble to don, you should at least attempt to avoid some of the worst fashion mistakes that women make on a first date. Read the rest of this entry »
Dating can be an interesting emotional adventure. However, much of the problem may not be with the person sitting across the restaurant table from you. The issue with the way that dating makes you feel and the way you relate to potential mates could stem from your own personal love (or lack of love) for yourself. Read the rest of this entry »
As a singleton, it can be easy to find yourself overbooked by well-meaning family and friends. You even do it to yourself out of a desire to be social and preserved by others as outgoing. However, whoever initiates your overflowing calendar, the net effect is the same. You’ll end up overtired, overwhelmed, and facing burnout as everyone gets a piece of your time but you. Read the rest of this entry »