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4. Don't Go It Alone

You're going to do this alone? Seriously? Don't think so.

Adult singles fare poorly compared to those who have a support network to yank them back from emotional disasters. Similarly, job seekers who have mentors and supportive colleagues will make better choices and find better opportunities. That big buzzword "networking" is really just about making genuine connections—building your own community that will stand ready to help you.