Bad date after bad date … raised hopes that are later crushed … disappointment after disappointment … sound familiar? Dating isn’t always easy. We meet someone we really like and after throwing caution to the wind we fall for them only to be ghosted or rejected outright. After this happens a few times you start getting skittish … once bitten, twice shy anyone? You start being skeptical about everyone you meet, expecting the worst, ESPECIALLY if things are going really well. Have YOUR dating experiences given you post traumatic dating disorder?
Many people I meet with are at their whit’s end after dating one person after another unsuccessfully. They’ve tried it all but to no avail. So what’s the problem? Are they missing something? Is it them or are there really no quality people left to date anymore? Is there a secret to dating successfully? Well, yes and no.
The more you date, the more you start determining your own personal laundry list of what you want and what you don’t want in a potential partner. What you don’t want quickly becomes your “dating deal breakers” We’ve all got dating deal breakers, those things we can’t stand in a potential partner and make us…
Could you find love on your smart phone? YES say all the online dating fans out there. Dating apps are the next best thing when dating on the go. It provides a no hassle way to find love with just a click of a button. Well, we ARE dating in the age of instant gratification and…
When dating, you’re often faced with the dilemma of how much to disclose to a potential partner or even someone you’ve been dating. Now don’t get me wrong, I am a huge advocate of communication and transparency with your partner, but, are some things best left unsaid? How honest is too honest when dating? Read more to find out.
Desperation and insecurity are NOT attractive when dating. You actually may be unintentionally giving off certain vibes that are keeping you single. Don’t be THAT person that makes people run for the hills! Know the signs and avoid the pitfalls!
Sex is a normal part of dating, but one thing you need to consider quite seriously is having safe sex and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing. A must read for anyone who is sexually active.
Is Freedom a lonely road? Or is the freedom you have actually, well, freeing? Loneliness when you’re single is a reality, but it’s what you do with that feeling that makes it freeing or not. Read more about freedom and loneliness here.