Dating holidays for single people
We'd rather break the rules of social etiquette than explain to aunt Joan that, in fact, there is not Now that the holiday season is in full swing, I’m starting to get anxious again.
Because even though I spew my guts to the world about my single status pretty much daily, I don’t like talking about it with the people closest to me. So, without fail, while we’re scrounging around the appetizer table, somebody will serve up the money shot: “Are you dating anybody?
“Have I told you about the trip to Paris I’m planning?
After being raised on a steady diet of Disney movies, I expected to meet someone and fall passionately in love — but wound up collapsing under the pressures of modern dating.Then there was the one cousin who was noticeably absent: She was at her in-laws' with her newborn son.I, on the other hand, hadn’t been on a date in months.Some days I am totally happy in my single status; I treasure my alone time, I hang out with my friends, and I roll my eyes whenever someone complains about how stressful their wedding is.(In fact, Chill AF MDR is the persona that I’m feeling more now than ever.) But there are definitely days when I feel terrible about receiving yet another wedding invite with a space for a plus one, that I will undoubtedly leave blank in my RSVP.