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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Dealing with the Losses that Life Brings to Us

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: November 27th, 2014
  • in Uncategorized

How can you support someone who is grieving, especially if you think their loss is negligible? Did you know that even “small” losses (for example: going off to college or the sale of a house) can cause grief, since grief is a very personal experience? If you know someone who is dealing with the losses […]

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First Date Ideas

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: November 24th, 2014
  • in Dating Advice

Do you need an idea for something to do on a first date? Some fun first date ideas include going to an arcade, strolling through an art festival, or taking a class together. Wait, what? Take a class? We aren’t talking about an “official” class! Taking a cooking class allows you to enjoy each others […]

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Dealing With Loss – Small Losses

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: November 20th, 2014
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Dealing with loss, even a “small” one, can be traumatic. A loss shakes your sense of stability and security and can cause you to be angry, lose sleep, or have anxiety. If you’ve had a loss, expect to go through at least some of the stages of grief and know that grief is personal – […]

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Dating a Younger Man

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: November 17th, 2014
  • in Dating Advice

Are you dating a younger man? When romance happens between two people, an age difference often doesn’t matter, so don’t let “a number” come between you! What makes or breaks a couple are the things they have in common such as similar maturity levels, future goals, backgrounds, personalities, and communication levels. But, because younger men […]

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Fun Date Ideas

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: November 13th, 2014
  • in Dating Advice

Are you trying to figure out what to do and where to go on an upcoming date night? We can sympathize! It can be hard to come up with ideas for things to do on a date, whether it is the first time you are going out with someone or you two have been together […]

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More Fun Date Ideas

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: November 10th, 2014
  • in Dating Advice

Looking for something different to do for a double date? Check out these fun date ideas! How about a Build-Your-Own-Pizza night? The host couple provides the crust, sauce, and toppings and the others can bring wine, dessert, and salads. Each couple gets their own pizza crust and sauce, then loads it up with the toppings […]

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Dealing With Loss

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: November 6th, 2014
  • in Uncategorized

Dealing with loss is different for different people: we all react in an intensely personal way to the loss of a job, a pet, a spouse/partner, etc. Some people turn to destructive habits like drug or alcohol abuse or try to lessen their hurt and anger through emotional avoidance or by minimizing their feelings. If […]

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Dating Outside Your Age Group

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: November 3rd, 2014
  • in Dating Advice

Are you thinking about dating outside your age group? There are both pros and cons to seeing someone who is older or younger than you. If you are prepared to handle the differences, dating someone in another age bracket can be very rewarding. Younger women dating older men need to be mature – no temper […]

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