Tag: the holidays

Consent Culture: This Holiday Season, Don’t Hug Kids Against Their Will

Have you ever heard a grown man complain that consent is too complicated to understand? That excuse is often a cop out; however, comprehending consent does take effort and practice. Learning to read another person’s willingness to be intimate with…

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5 Ways to Cope with Holiday Stress in Recovery

The holidays can be a stressful time for anyone. Between buying gifts, spending time with relatives, cooking, and fighting the busy crowds and stores – it’s easy to understand why the holidays can be so stress-provoking. However, the holidays can…

How Not To Shame Single People Over The Holidays

The holidays are approaching. And while Andy Williams would have you believe it’s “the most wonderful time of the year,” they can be a real pain in the ass for single people. Why’s that? It all comes down to single…

Why Dating During The Holidays Is Weird

It’s November, the month that signals the return of red cups at Starbucks, the release of countless Hallmark movies about  female bakers who’ve turned their backs on love, and scary Black Friday shopping. But November also signals something more subtle,…

How to impress your friends this holiday season

As people begin to prepare for Thanksgiving, you can get ahead of the game by gearing up for Christmas. Whilst the holiday season is always fraught with last-minute errands, you can make your life easier by grabbing the best gifts,…

Our Dewar’s Holiday Tradition

Ever since our early twenties, my brother and I have loved Scotch. Over the years we have enjoyed many glasses, from many different selections. One, in particular, we enjoyed so much, we’ve made a yearly tradition out of it. Since his birthday…