by Janet Jacobsen
Wow. Another holiday season, rolled around already! Check out the articles
in our Holiday section, including making the most of being
alone, holiday dating, and even gift-giving for singles.
Speaking of gifts, a Single Scene subscription is a present that lasts
If youre newly single and finding this a difficult time, visit our
website: divorcerecovery101.com. Its not just for the divorced,
by the way, but for anyone experiencing the end of a relationship. Youll
find our archives of helpful articles, plus you can sign up for Harlans
free e-newsletter series to help you move on to a great single life.
Soon it will be time for those New Years resolutions, and nearly
every single vows to get out more and meet new people. A Single Scene
personal ad is a great way to jump-start your social life. Get yours in
by December 15 to be in our January/February issue.
Of course, you can start now to make new single friends. Just look over
our calendar section and attend some events that interest you. Introduce
yourself to people. Volunteer to help with an up-coming event or two.
Ask about other singles activities going on that people recommend. Networking
isnt just for business - its great for your social life too!
Resist all the advertising hoopla that wants to make you think that the
way to a happy holiday is through your wallet. Good memories are much
more likely to be about what people do together than about what people
Get together with a couple of pals for a day of baking. Then wrap the
results as presents for your family and friends.
Pick out some favorite family photos, get duplicates made and frame or
scrapbook a set for each family member.
Invite someone - or several someones - to church and then over for breakfast.
Hold a tree decorating party.
If its not about love, no amount of money will make it good. If
its about love, it doesnt take money to make it priceless.
Now more than ever the Jacobsen family wishes you peace and prosperity
for the holidays and the coming year. Have a happy Thanksgiving, happy
Hanukkah, and a very blessed Christmas!
NOTE: Deadline for the Jan.-Feb. issue is December 15.