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02 Jan 2017
Whilst today sees most of us return to the every day grind after a couple of blissful weeks of lying around watching telly and eating fistfuls of Celebrations for breakfast, there's also some pleasure to be had in getting back into the swing of things and enjoying the start of a brand new year. If you've decided that 2017 is going to be the year that you get out into the dating scene, and perhaps meet that special someone, we've got some excellent New Year dating resolutions that will ensure you bag yourself some fantastic dates.


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30 Dec 2016
So, you've made through Christmas as a single person. You've survived the Christmas parties, you've made it through the festive dinners full of couples and you've run the gauntlet of the annual family grilling about why you haven't got married next. However, there's still one hurdle to get over on your own, and that's New Year's Eve. Lots of single people dread the occasion as it's easy to feel a bit lonely and sorry for yourself if you haven't got a special someone to kiss a midnight, but it can actually be a huge amount of fun to be footloose and fancy free. Here are five reasons to make the most of it.

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23 Dec 2016
Left your Christmas shopping a bit late again? Us too. But do not fear, because we've come up with a selection of really brilliant Christmas present ideas that are perfect for your single friends. We don't really buy into the notion of Christmas being a woeful time for single people, as there's an awful lot of fun to be had when you're unattached and able to do whatever you fancy, but that doesn't mean that you shouldn't buy your mates presents that reflect where they are in their lives. Here are five ideas that we think they'll love.

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21 Dec 2016

The MSF Christmas Survival Guide for Singles part 2

Category: Features
Author: Karen
Christmas can be the most difficult time of year when you aren't in a relationship or dating. Whether you're navigating who to take, or not, to Christmas parties, trying to figure out how to spend the bank holidays, or just negotiating difficult questions from nosy family members about exactly when you're going to get hitched, the festive season can quickly turn from some fun into something unpleasantly stressful. However, there are some simple coping strategies that can help you bear, and possibly even enjoy, this Christmas.

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19 Dec 2016

The MSF Christmas Survival Guide for Singles part 1

Category: Features
Author: Karen
Christmas can be the worst time of year when you aren't in a relationship or dating, even worse perhaps than Valentine's Day, which lasts for a mere 24 hours, rather than a good three weeks. Whether you're navigating who to take, or not, to Christmas parties, trying to figure out how to spend the bank holidays, or just negotiating difficult questions from nosy family members about exactly when you're going to get hitched, the festive season can quickly turn from some fun into something unpleasantly stressful. However, there are some simple coping strategies that can help you bear, and possibly even enjoy, this Christmas. 

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