Simon & Schuster /Howard Books Releases Kailen Rosenberg's New Book, REAL LOVE, RIGHT NOW
NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ The holiday season triggers the biggest spike in online dating registration annually, according toMatch.com, sparking a 55% increase and a 350% increase in traffic during the period of Thanksgiving Weekend through New Year's Day. This dramatic upsurge in online dating activity confirms a recent Cosmopolitan survey that the goal of 64% of all single people is to find love in the New Year. According to Facebook, its users' relationship status is most likely to change during the two weeks prior to Christmas.
The holiday season, however, can present serious challenges to newly developing relationships, according to Kailen Rosenberg, host of Oprah's social experiment Lovetown, USA, shown on The OWNNetwork and author of Simon & Schuster /Howard Books' Real Love, Right Now, A Celebrity Love Architect's 30-day Blueprint for Finding Your Soulmate And So Much More.
Rosenberg opines: "People feel significant pressure during the holidays to be part of a couple. Being in arelationship is considered a benchmark of personal success, no matter the significance of their accomplishments throughout the year. All personal and professional successseem to evaporate in the stress and angst ofholiday gatherings orsocial invitationsthat includes the dreaded phrase 'plus one.'"According to Rosenberg, these feelings lead toimpulsive behaviors that result inThe Top 10 Missteps that can send your new relationships right up the chimney in an ugly black cloud.
1.) The Fast and The Furious: The North Pole:
Fast tracking the relationship before the feelings are fully developed or accelerating the exclusivity of the relationship and speeding up the intimacy before the relationship has genuinely moved beyond the casual stage;
2.) Home Alone:
Inviting that special person home for the holidays prematurely so as not to be the only unattached family member at the holiday festivities;
Ridiculously overspending on holiday gifts and making the other person feel uncomfortable and put on the spot;