Most people identify who they are with what they do. This seems to work until the day arrives and one is out of work. Not only is there a loss of income, but there is a loss of identity. Unfortunately, the recession has destabilized many with sudden job loss or in the case of recent graduates the inability to enter the job market. If you are lucky enough to be married, you have a teammate who can help out and you don't have to spend a dime to date your spouse. But what if you are single and unemployed - should you be dating or should you put romance on hold until you get a job?
The tendency when you grieve is to feel alienated and cocoon in your room, too depressed to see other people. However, this is the best time to see other people who will help you see yourself in a larger context by defining yourself through contrast: How do you differ from others? What is unique about you? What do you bring to the table? Dating will help you find the answer. When you know the answer, youRead More »from Should You Date If You Are Unemployed?