Presents? Wrapped and placed perfectly underneath the tree. Christmas movies? Watched, multiple times. Hot chocolate? Brewed with just the right amount of marshmallows. It’s safe to say, you’re ahead of the game this year when it comes to gearing up for the holidays. You started singing Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” at the top of your lungs the second the turkey and mashed potatoes were put away on Thanksgiving Day.
These are some of the most brilliant literary pieces to have ‘walked’ this Earth, these are just 20 of them that a modern day reader can relate to. *Note: this list has not been made in any particular order.
1. Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
This one is obvious. It is about an orphan boy who finds out he’s a wizard and survived a killing spell as a baby. A journey of self-discovery, friendships, sacrifices and countless other life lessons that we can all take away from. If you haven’t read this book, you are missing out on life.
1. SOMEWHERE THAT REQUIRES A LONG FLIGHT
Let’s be honest: Long flights have been keeping you from travelling to some of the top destinations on your bucket list. You’ve watched your favourite influencers head to places like Bali and Thailand, and dreamed about making the trip yourself. But, you have to be on a plane for how long? Ugh!
1. The Notebook — Nicholas Sparks
Die-hard romantics and those who love to sniffle their way through a book will find themselves reaching out for The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks. It is a tender love story about the enduring power of love. This book has been made into a major movie and has topped the romantic book and film category for many years.
Food lovers, get your passports ready.
Jet-setting foodies in search of Japan’s tastiest yakitori and the best bowl of bolognese in Italy will devour this latest news.
If a sexual person chooses to date someone who is asexual or gray-sexual, they need to understand that sex may not ever be on the table. If that is the case, they’ll have to accept that or discuss an arrangement that might work. Some people are willing to be polyamorous these days, so that may be a solution.
Many situations can cause stress. Work, financial problems, relationship issues, major life events, and upheavals such as moving house, unemployment, and bereavement — the list of potential stressors is never-ending.
Cold, dry winter weather is basically your skin’s worst enemy. Unsurprisingly, it’s not so friendly to your hair either.
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You’re almost used to it by now. You tell people you’re not interested in dating. They give a puzzled expression followed by one of remorse for the life you have chosen to live alone. The truth is, being single is totally cool. There is more to life than dating and getting married. These are some of the most common reasons why people are putting the kibosh on shacking up.