It’s simply part of the “new year, new you” culture that pervades the month of January and that the dating industry likes to exploit.
Breaking up and getting back on the market is easier for some than following through on a promise to get more exercise, swear off smoking and French fries or save more money.
ABSTRACT: Existentialism lays stress on the existence of humans; Sartre believed that human existence is the result of chance or accident.
Louis Hoffman, a licensed clinical psychologist who uses existential psychology as his main orientation when working with clients, describes the existential approach as going "much deeper" than other forms of therapy.Family lawyers also sometimes refer to January as divorce month. “People are disappointed as a result of having spent the holiday with someone they probably shouldn’t have been with for a long time,” says Gilda Carle (Dr.Gilda), a relationship expert and author of Ending a less-than-fulfilling relationship and looking to start over at the beginning of the new year is about as much an existential crisis as signing up for a new gym membership.The anxiety and stress imposed by the holiday season—social obligations, nosy relatives, too much family time and booze, terrible gifts—leave many people longing for something (or someone) new.Dating companies look forward to January's surge in membership when eager, recently single and/or broken-hearted souls start trolling their websites and apps for companionship. law firm found one in five couples planned to divorce after the holidays.