By the time you read this article, you’ve probably already been through some form of ‘dating fatigue’ — when you find yourself thinking, “What do I do now?
What can I do next?”
The answer is simple: stop dating.
It’s a simple reality, and it’s one that can make dating seem like an unnecessary exercise.
And it’s not just for the guys.
For women, it’s also an unnecessary one.
But how do you know when it’s time to stop dating?
Here’s a guide.
Dating can be fun and exciting, but it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what you should be doing before you leave your partner behind.
It might not feel like you’ve left them behind, but there’s really no escaping the fact that you have a responsibility to make sure they are happy.
Here are five ways to do just that, and the best way to do it the right way.1.
Don’t start with a date.
If you are planning to date, make sure that you’re comfortable with the dating process.
You don’t need to be a perfectionist, and if you’ve been dating for too long, there’s a good chance that you’ve fallen victim to the dating industry’s “dating is work” mindset.
If the prospect of dating is enticing, it will be easier to resist.
But don’t make the mistake of approaching a potential date with a “date now” attitude.
It doesn’t make sense to start off with a simple “Hey, we met online and now we’re dating” approach, when you’re already having a tough time making plans for a date, let alone the date itself.2.
Don-don’t start dating until you have your foot in the door.
There are a lot of ways to start dating.
The ideal situation is to meet someone on a date first, and then decide to start a relationship.
But dating isn’t like that, so you’ll need to consider all the potentials and risks involved.
And if you’re in the middle of a relationship, you need to weigh up all the pros and cons of it.
You also need to decide if you’ll be able to handle the financial and emotional strain involved.
There’s no need to start looking for dates right away.
Instead, go to your favourite social networking site (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and find other people who have similar interests.
It could be your sister, your boyfriend, or your best friend, and make plans to meet up, or just chat.
Don the dating boots, and meet people.
This might be an extra couple of minutes of your day, but you’re helping the process.3.
Don “hang out” with the people you really like.
While it’s true that dating isn.t about being “hooked up”, the more you know about the person, the more comfortable you are with the process, especially when it involves a long distance relationship.
If your potential date has a long list of people to choose from, it can be very tempting to meet people at your local coffee shop and immediately start chatting.
But this can actually lead to a lot more than that.
If it’s a social event, you might start to realise that you really do like your date.
There might even be moments when you are really drawn to them.
So, instead, take a break and find out what’s on their radars, and start hanging out.
If that’s not a “hookup” date, don’t worry — you’re still going to meet them.4.
Don wait until they’re older to start getting serious.
It can be hard to get your head around the idea that you might be dating a guy who’s over 40.
For the rest of us, it doesn’t really matter what age they are.
But the way the dating world works, dating after you have reached the age of 40 doesn’t work.
Dating before that age will just make you feel like a loser.
It won’t make you want to hang out with them.
Instead of starting a date right away, get some time to figure out if they’re right for you, and figure out the best date spot.
It will also help you decide if they are ready for the long term.5.
Don ‘pick up’ on their quirks.
While dating is fun and engaging, you shouldn’t start off dating because you want the guy to fall in love with you.
Instead: make the date fun.
The reason we want to meet other people is because we want the relationship to work.
When we start a date with someone we like, we want them to feel comfortable with us and to be able move forward with the relationship.
Pick up on their oddities and quirks.
It’ll also help when it goes wrong, like the date ends up falling apart, because it’ll make you realise that the date is a waste of time.
If you want a more realistic approach, ask yourself the following questions: What are