Looking for a tip or two on how to tackle the dating scene? Yes, we live in a modern world in which women can pay for themselves and open their own door. DON'T be overly influenced by expectations of family and friends such as, “Does she practice the same religion?Then you've probably noticed the onslaught of search engine results when you Google the phrase "dating dos and don'ts." Yikes! DON'T convince yourself you only have one "type." DO widen your definition of a compatible mate. Still, it's nice when the man foots the bill after a dinner date. Is he the same race, or does he have the desired financial/educational status?Thankfully, a lot of us are smart enough to not buy into this nonsense.
More than four years ago, I met my now-partner online, but we had been avoiding each other on the same dating site for a year.
Once we forgot about our “types” and broadened our parameters, new opportunities opened up for the both of us.
Over 300 million results bombard the computer screen. Open yourself to the possibility that you can fall in love with someone who doesn't perfectly meet the criteria that you believe is your ideal or particular "type." 2. DO approach others with curiosity, kindness, and compassion. Watch yourself for behaviors that could be constured as needy, desperate, unstable, or otherwise undesirable. Telling a potential mate how much you really, really like them adds a lot of unnecessary pressure! Likewise, ladies shouldn't try to be just one of the guys. ” Do find a balance with considering the opinions of others, while staying in touch with your own intuition regarding who is a compatible match for you.
It seems everyone's an expert on relationships and human behavior, or are they? Premature dismissals of someone are a one-way ticket to overlooking a potentially great love match. Instead, gradually reveal your inner thoughts, feelings, and personal story starting with light and casual then progressing to deeper, more intimate self-disclosures. When you acknowledge your wants and needs, it’s more likely you’ll land a lasting relationship. DON'T get lost talking about yourself and your past, including the mistakes, heartaches, who you were ten years ago or even in your last relationship.
It is heartbreaking to see them make the same mistakes over and over again.
All too often, I see friends continually devastated by their dating experiences. Don’t give them your power by allowing yourself to feel bad. Add more recent photos and interests, like exercise activities, hiking, tennis, or golf because it’ll make you look like someone they missed.Reworking your profile does take a good amount of effort, but to catch the big fish, you’ve got to use fresh bait.DO keep in mind that dating isn't easy for anyone, no matter where you live.You can blame your location, the ratio of singles to couples, or even the weather. DON'T stop pursuing new hobbies and other life experiences just because you’ve found a partner.I have identified the following rules to change the approach:1. How fun is it to hang out with someone who only puts themselves down?