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How to survive dating

Here are three practical steps to seize the day: Network: Who should you connect with?

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Take time to reach out to others who are in a similar boat; you’re not alone.However, the most important person to show up in your life when the going gets tough is you.You must be for yourself, before you count on anyone else to be there for you.Keep it simple If you’re planning a first date with a girl you met online there’s no need for a major time or financial commitment.After all neither of you want to get locked into an hour-and-a-half long dinner (which may cost you around $100) when it’s clear after just 5 minutes that there’s no chemistry.Acknowledge what is holding you back and choose to move ahead anyway.

There will never be a perfect time to start dating.

Your efforts may give someone the lift they need to get through another few weeks, or more, without a date.

Fear, anxiety and previous negative experiences can prevent us from doing something today.

Obsess (a little): Be slightly obsessed with dating; for you, and for others too.

I have some clients who ask, “Am I too obsessed with dating?

So pick a date that’s cheap, easy, and won’t take more than 60-90 minutes.