Archive for the Singles Category

How to Deal with Singlism

Posted in Singles with tags , , , , on January 16, 2008 by thedifferencenow


Do some singles work a lot because they aren’t in a relationship, or do they remain single because their jobs hold them back? Perhaps it’s a little of both. Oftentimes single folks get dragged into less than ideal job situations simply because they’re unattached. While the benefits of being single are great indeed, you might find yourself having to maneuver around your boss’ idea of what an acceptable work schedule is or your coworker’s constant teasing.

Is your job keeping you unattached? Here are some common issues and how to deal with them.


How to Survive a Holiday Alone

Posted in Dating, Singles with tags , , , on January 15, 2008 by thedifferencenow


If you’re single, how do you thrive at handling a holiday weekend by yourself?

Being single definitely has its advantages. But there are times, during holiday weekends for example, where time off seems to mean “alone and lonely.” But it doesn’t have to be! Here are some tips to help you thrive during a holiday weekend.

How to Enjoy the Benefits of Being Single

Posted in Singles with tags , , , , , on December 28, 2007 by thedifferencenow

benefits of being single

Here are a few reminders of why you should enjoy every moment of your single life!

There are more ways than ever to find the right person for you. Until then, here are just a few reasons to celebrate your single status.

How to Write a Profile Headline

Posted in Dating, Online Dating, Relationships, Singles with tags , , , on December 12, 2007 by thedifferencenow

profile headline

When potential dates are perusing the online database of matches, your headline could be the one thing that holds their attention long enough to read more about you.

Think of your Internet dating profile as an online billboard. Each piece of it is valuable real estate. The headline of your profile may seem like a minor thing, but remember – this piece of the Internet dating puzzle is often one that, along with your picture, will first attract someone to you.

Keep these points in mind when writing your headline.

How to Survive the Holidays

Posted in Christmas, Dating, New Year's, Relationships, Singles, Thanksgiving with tags , , , on December 11, 2007 by thedifferencenow

how to survive the holidays

The time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s can be a stressful time for single people. While the holidays are usually a pleasant time for singles, they can also create undo stress and feelings of isolation.  If your view of the holidays tends to be bleak, the following tips may help ease your mind.

How to Post Secondary Photos to Your Profile

Posted in Dating, First Dates, Online Dating, Photographs, Relationships, Singles with tags , , on December 11, 2007 by thedifferencenow

how to post photos on a profile

Photos are a great way to further tell your story when it comes to your online profile. By adding photos that show you doing things you enjoy, potential dates will get a better sense of what you’d be like to go out with. The first priority is the main headshot. Once you have that in place, add two to four more photos (depending on how many the site you’re using will allow) that will add context.  Here are some tips to help you add the right visual appeal.

How to Break Up With Someone

Posted in Break Ups, Dating, Relationships, Singles with tags , , , , , on December 10, 2007 by thedifferencenow

how to break up with someone

Ending a relationship is a difficult decision. If you’re thinking of breaking up with someone, here are some tips to help you out.