Is dating deadly?! It can be if you’re not prepared! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, here are the dating dangers far too many people fall victim to. Understand these deadly sins and how to fix them in your life before you go out and you’ll avoid the fire and brimstones of dating and relationships.
Not Knowing Who You Are: Always have your “elevator pitch” ready! Good men are few in number… For this reason, you must always be ready when a great one comes your way. Know who you are, what you stand for, where you’re going and be able to communicate it clearly and with confidence.
Wearing Blinders: If you don’t know your destination, how can you expect to know when you’ve arrived?? Don’t make the mistake of meeting the man of your dreams and being too blind to recognize him… NEEDS are different than Wants, so if you find it difficult to clearly define what you need in a mate, make time to do it before you begin your search.
Being Unapproachable: Realize that what you wear, your body language and who you hang out with speaks volumes for how others perceive you in dating. Always dress for the person you want to attract, in the dating environment position yourself with an open, friendly posture and never be afraid to smile and always make sure that the people you are with have great attitudes.
Lack of Preparation: Remember, “He who fails to prepare, prepares to fail…” What good is having the man of your dreams if you don’t know what to say and how to say it. Men who are ready for commitment will ask the tough questions… Will you be prepared to answer them?
Unresolved Baggage: Nobody’s perfect, but unresolved issues: failed relationships, family drama, problem children, ex’s from hell, etc. can turn a good thing bad, quickly! Make sure you understand and appropriately deal with what’s weighing you down before you try to fly.
Blurred Boundaries: Know what you will and won’t do before each date. Compromising yourself is the quickest way to building insecurities and sabotaging a relationship before it begins. Use past experience to guide future decisions – if you know it’s hard to hold a sexual boundary after a couple of drinks, limit the drinks or don’t drink at all. Understand that all actions have consequences.
Lack of Confidence: Confidence is the sexiest outer garment you can wear, but it can only start when you feel it on the inside. Luckily, if you avoid the pitfalls of steps 1-6 above, you’ll feel the change and others will see it!
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