HOW TO START DATING AGAIN AFTER A BAD BREAKUP

By Jasmine Anderson

Dating life can be tough! If you recently went through a bad breakup, getting back on the dating scene might seem challenging. Where are you going to find your true match if you’ve lost hope in love? 

Luckily, we’ve prepared some tips that can keep your head in the game! Do you have a desire to date again? Then check these dating tips to finally find your true love!

Take time to heal

Dating has a lot of ups and downs. Whether you’re in a committed relationship or just fooling around, you’ll surely experience some highs and lows. That’s why you need to ensure you’re ready to step back on the dating scene after the breakup.

One of the best ways of dealing with a difficult breakup is to take some time to heal. If you’re still on the “stalking your ex” “crying yourself to sleep” behaviour, you need some extra time to heal! Instead of searching for a new partner to forget about your ex, do some self-care and pay attention to your needs. Spoil yourself!

Evaluate what you want in a partner

If the previous relationship ended badly, that doesn’t mean that the next one will. However, don’t just rush into the next relationship because you feel lonely. Take a step back and decide what you are looking for in a potential partner. How to choose a partner?

Do you need someone compassionate, funny, handsome? Even though the perfect person probably doesn’t exist, rank desirable traits according to priority. Put the most desirable and important trait first. That’s how you’ll immediately know if someone is worth your time or not. 

Be your true self

After a long relationship, many people lose their authentic self. This is somewhat normal, as you’ve spent so much time with another person. However, it’s time to regain your personality. Don’t be afraid of who you are!

A lot of individuals tend to present themselves as someone they’re not to impress their date. This is a big no-no! Sooner or later, your traits will come up. So, you need to learn how to live as your true self. Your true love will love you for who you are!

Consult an expert

Believe it or not a lot of young people are looking for love, without any success. You probably won’t find your true love in a bar or a club. If you need someone to live up to your standards, consider consulting dating experts. No, we don’t mean your friends! Professionals such as those from Blue Label Life can help you discover your true match. Only serious and committed clients get a chance to meet the potential love of their life, and dating professionals are there to help you! Don’t miss an opportunity to find your true love.

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Set realistic expectations

Even though having a positive outlook on your future dating experiences is great, you can’t expect an ideal person to fall from the sky. Even if you do find someone who meets your criteria of perfect, you still need to keep your expectations realistic. No relationship can work out without a certain amount of time invested!

Also, it’s okay to feel like someone is right for you then change your mind once you get to know them better. In every relationship, the bond is built on communication and trust. Over time, you’ll learn how to function as a couple and build your relationship on compromises. So, don’t expect a fairy tale. Be realistic about your expectations and you won’t be let down easily. 

Conclusion

Dating after a bad breakup may seem hopeless. However, if you take time to recover and regain self-esteem, you’ll be ready to step on the dating scene in no time. It takes a lot of patience to find the one, so don’t give up after the first obstacle.

About the Author

Jasmine Anderson is a Sydney based lifestyle blogger and a toddler mom. She loves to spend quality time with her family, go thrifting, and spend just a little bit too much time on the internet.  You can find her on Twitter.

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