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to do. Don't feel like you have
to talk to groups of people."
"It is very important to in-
itiate conversations," Odom
added. "A lot of singles feel
there's something wrong with
them if others don't come up
to them. They think it means
they are not exciting. But
rather than waiting, approach
someone. If everybody waits,
no one will initiate?'
Approaching a stranger is
especially difficult for women,
who are taught that men
should make the first move,

Odom said. But, that tradi-
tional view is changing, and
it is now acceptable for
women to initiate conversa-
tions in social settings.
Single men suffer the op-
posite problem with shyness.
"Men are expected to make
the first move," Odom said.
"They feel very pressured to
do so. But many men have the
same problem with being shy
that women do. That's why
both men and women have to
work hard to approach each
other?"

CORSICA



SPACE Plans Sympsoium:
'Building A Total Person'

SPACE, the National Coun-
cil of Jewish Women-
sponsored service for
separated, widowed or divorc-
ed men and women and their
families, will have its annual
symposium April 24 at
Groves High School, beginn-
ing at 9 a.m. Theme for the
day is "Building a Total Per-
son?'
The day will be highlighted
by a talk by Nickie
McWhirter of the Detroit Free
Press, who will speak on
"Building Ms. America —
Simple Tools Required?' A
variety of workshops will
follow. These include:
Successful Money Manage-
ment; Never Too Late — Heal-
ing Relationships; Perceiving
the Fundamentals of
Business; Intimacy, Relation-
ships and Sexuality in the
`80s; Ways to Reduce Health
Risks; Breathe In — Stress
Out: Stress Management;
Understanding Men; Dancing
With the Wo(man) in the Mir-
ror; Divorce/Child Custody in
Michigan; Some Ibughts on
How We Talk to Each Other;
Tips for the Single Traveler;
Building Personal Power; You

Toronto Singles
Go To Resort

Metro Toronto Singles has
arranged its third annual
singles weekend at
Cleveland's House Resort in
Ontario, Canada, May 20-23.
Cost of the weekend in-
cludes three meals a day, ac-
commodations, tennis tour-
naments, golf, aerobics,
socials, entertainment,
cocktail party and lifestyle
seminars. An optional
chartered bus to and from
Toronto is available.
For information and ap-
plication, write Metro Toron-
to Jewish Singles, 4981
Bathurst St., Suite 316,
Willowdale, Ont, Canada
M2R 1Y5, (416) 222-7111.

Are What You Eat;
Mind/Body Exercise; Effec-
tive People Skills; Creating a
Career for You.
Dr. Steve Goren will close
the sessions with a talk on
"Setting Goals for Change."
The day will end with a social
hour.
The arrangements commit-
tee includes: Jakob Burns-
tein, Marcia Freedland,
Gloria Jacobs, Elle Luke,
Jerry Oram, Laurice Par,
Doris Roby and Brenda Teper.
For brochure and informa-
tion, call SPACE, 258-6606.

Singles Day
At College

Oakland Community Col-
lege, Highland Lakes Cam-
pus, will have a Singles Day
May 7.
Beginning at 9 a.m., the
day will feature a talk by Dr.
John Flatter on "Change
Your Thinking, Change Your
Life." Singles will then have
a choice of four workshops,
followed by a talk by Barbara
Halpern on "Networking?'
The day will conclude with a
social hour.
Advance registration is re-
quired. For details or to
register, call the student ac-
tivities office, 360-3041.

Book Review,
Brunch Due

Susan Wainstock and
Howard Kaplan will review
Miss America 1945 — Bess
Myerson's Own Story by
Susan Dworkin at 12:30 p.m.
April 24 at the Maple/Drake
Jewish Community Center.
Bagels and coffee will be serv-
ed. Admission is free. The pro-
gram is sponsored by the
Community Network for
Jewish Singles.

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