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Six Ways to Meet Singles During the Holidays

Lots of people fear being single during the holidays, but nearly just as many know that living the single life holiday-style can be a total blast. You can go to as many parties as you want, spend as much time reminiscing with your hometown pals as you’d like and all the time is devoted to you – no need to split your holidays down the middle to ensure you’re spending as many hours with your family as you are with your partner’s.


Five Obstacles Every New Relationship Has to Overcome During the Holidays

The holidays are a time filled with laughter, joy and memories created with friends and family. For a new couple, they mark a milestone. The first time you meet each other’s extended families, your first holiday gift exchange, the first kiss shared beneath the mistletoe even. But, they can also bring on stresses that don’t typically exist outside the holiday season.


Four Reasons You’re More Likely to Find Someone on Than at a Holiday Party

We’re all for getting out and enjoying the holiday spirit, but we also know there’s a lot of fun happening on all season long and we don’t want you to miss out.

Maybe you’ve gone to a couple holiday parties already and struck out in the love department. Maybe you’re just not into anyone you’ve met over the last few weeks. Either way, that’s completely okay.

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How to Set a Gift Exchange Budget This Holiday Season

Whether it’s your first holiday season together or your twentieth, setting a gift exchange budget is an important decision to make as a couple. At least having a range of what’s acceptable to spend on one another will help you both avoid feeling as though you’ve bought too little or too much for the other person. Plus, there won’t be any pressure to spend more than you’re actually comfortable spending. Nobody likes a massive credit card bill the first week of the New Year!

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How to Deal with a Breakup Right Before the Holidays

Dealing with a breakup is hard, especially during the holidays. You’re surrounded by couples, family members you haven’t seen in months want to know what happened to your ex and every holiday movie in theatres is a romantic comedy — just ugh. Don’t worry, Lavalife understands; here’s how to deal with a breakup right before the holidays.


Advice for Your First Thanksgiving as a New Couple

Your first Thanksgiving as a new couple can help you learn a lot about your new partner – especially if you have yet to meet his family. On the other hand, it can be a stressful time because you might feel like you have to be on your absolute best behaviour. With Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend and American Thanksgiving also on the horizon, we’re sharing our top tips for surviving your first Thanksgiving holiday as a new couple.


Should I Bring my New Girlfriend to a Family Holiday?

Paul from Auburn Hills asks…Lava365 Ask the Expert

Every year I spend Thanksgiving with my parents. I’ve brought a girlfriend with me before, but they didn’t really like her and it was awkward. I’m dating someone new and they asked me to bring her to meet the family, but I don’t know if it’s a good idea. It’s a pretty new relationship, but she seems open to the idea. Could use some advice.


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