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25 Things Singles Hear At Christmas

Who doesn’t love a little laughter at Christmas? Founder of Single Matters, Jill Monaco, shares some funny things singles hear at Christmas (or around the year) and puts some commentary on it. Hope you enjoy!

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Single For The Holidays

Walking into the party by myself. No hand to hold. Feeling like everyone is staring at me. Trying to find someone I know to talk to. Spending the holidays alone can be tough. Others may feel sorry for you or think something is wrong with you. It can be awkward and uncomfortable. I spent many years alone and single at …

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The Single Christian And A Celebrating God

Every once in a while, I run into a Christian single who is chronically drab, dour or otherwise non-celebratory. Whether because of anger over being single, religious doctrine, personality, rebellion against commercialism and snarled traffic, or bad experiences with other humans (such as bad marriages), they’ve developed the attitude that there is really nothing special to celebrate. The current holiday …

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For My Single Girls This Christmas

Hey, single gals. ‘Tis the season for “Jingle Bells” and “Deck the Halls.” It’s a season full of laughter and fun, but I know the holidays can be tough sometimes too. There are so many parties to go to and dinners to get through. A lot of people are asking how your dating life is going or giving you unwanted …

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Surviving Thanksgiving: Tips For Staying Healthy

Holidays can be bittersweet for the single person. It’s a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the company of those who matter most, but deep down, this company comes with a stinging reminder of the life that still evades you: family life. In such an emotionally charged climate, you’re more likely to make food choices you’ll regret. Here are a few tips …

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6 (Totally Lame) Reasons It’s Good To Be Single On Valentine’s Day

It’s almost Valentine’s Day—again. Reminders are everywhere: People kissing in public more often than usual. Co-workers gushing about the surprise dates their spouses are planning. Facebook is laden with people professing undying love for their new girlfriend, their husband of 20 years, or even their favorite pet! (I wonder if these people think they’re off the Valentine’s Day hook because of a post that took them 35 seconds …

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4 ‘Thoughts’ Singles Fight During The Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, so do the announcements of engagements, wedding invitations and babies that flood our social media timelines and mailboxes. Similar to wedding season, the holidays from Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years can take a toll on a single person mentally and spiritually. Even the steadfast can sometimes face several kinds of thoughts that may cause them …

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The Blessings Of Thanksgiving

It was Thanksgiving Day, 2009. I sat at the overflowing dinner table with my family: parents, sisters and their spouses, young nephews, and 1-year-old niece. Before digging into turkey and mashed potatoes, we sang the Doxology together: Praise God from whom all blessings flow …. Singing at the table was not a tradition for us. That year, it was a special …

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First Christmas Morning Without My Kids

“Joy to the World” was playing on the car radio, but I did not feel any joy in my world. It was five days before Christmas — the first Christmas since my divorce and the first one I would spend without my children. They were born like “stair steps” — three babies in 37 months. The older two were in …

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The Gospel Of Love

“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” John 15:13 We talk a lot about love. It’s the theme of countless movies, books and songs. Our social media newsfeeds are full of it. We’ve got an entire holiday to celebrate it after all. No, I’m not talking about Valentine’s Day … I’m …

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