A Single’s Guide for Surviving Valentine’s Day

being-singleWith all the hoopla and imagery surrounding Valentine’s Day, it can really shine a spotlight on your single status and make you feel down in the dumps. I believe a lot of singles glamorize couples together and how they lead their lives. It’s definitely not all champagne, chocolate and roses. My personal opinion continues to be that Valentine’s Day much like New Year’s Eve is overrated. As a single person, it’s important that you don’t focus on Valentine’s Day as a national holiday, but more like a great time to do something fun with friends and family. Not everyone is into it, not everyone has a date for it, so take advantage and do something special for you. I’m an advocate for making Valentine’s Day not just about romantic love but love in general for those people who impact your life in a positive way: special friends, relatives, kids, coworkers, neighbours. Spread the love and celebrate the special people who are in your life.

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A Single Girl’s Guide to the RIGHT New Year’s Resolutions

As the year comes to an end, it’s the right time to reflect on the past and establish new goals that you can stick with all year long—not just for the first three weeks of 2017. This is the perfect time to be available and focus on your goals as a singleton. Here are some tips to kicking butt and meeting new people in 2017.

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3 Conversation Topics That Prevent a Second Date

3-conversation-topicsYou were charming. You thought your date was impressed with your witty banter. So why wasn’t there a second date? What went wrong? Unless the obvious, say, he/she was married, you’re probably still trying to figure out if you said the wrong thing to the (potential) right one.

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Ladies: Presenting Sex, Relationships & The Stars

event-feature-ladiesWHAT: A Night of Female Sexuality Talk, Dating Advice & Love Astrology

Tuesday, May 10 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Yaletown’s Roundhouse Community Centre in Vancouver
$35 tickets at EventBrite.


Maureen McGrath, Host of the CKNW Sunday Night Sex Show
Kelly Benson, Astrologer
Susan Semeniw, President and head matchmaker at Divine Intervention, and Canadian representative for the International Matchmaking Institute

  • Get the inside scoop on how to reignite your dating strategies for spring.
  • Gather insight into your female sexuality.
  • Tap into your love astrological forecast.
  • Win exciting door prizes.
  • Food sponsored by the Gourmet Lunch Ladies.

Contact Nancy Deen for more event information: nancy@divinematchmaking.com or call (604) 679-5888 for more information

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How to Survive Valentine’s Day if You’re Single

Celebrate Love for Yourself, Friends, Family & Others


Don’t presume you have to be anti-Valentine’s Day just because you’re single.

Not only can you survive Valentine’s Day when you’re single, you can thrive, too. Shift the focus from romantic love and make it a day to celebrate love in all aspects of your life.

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