If you haven’t seen a lot of action in your dating life, you shouldn’t blame it all on bad luck. The most likely reason for your unsuccessful dating streak is a slew of toxic dating habits that you keep on repeating.
Toxic Dating Habits You Need To Stop ASAP
Over and over you keep on doing the same mistake. This turned into a habit and then the habit turned into a dating rut that you’re currently stuck in. Don’t worry because there are always ways out of a rut. Here are our suggestions:
1. Don’t empower your preference list too much.
We all have a list that we refer to from time to time. This list contains all of the traits and characteristics we want our future partner to possess. Although there’s nothing wrong with the list because it serves as a reminder of our standards. But, we sometimes refuse to be flexible with the people we meet. Who cares if your date has black hair instead of blonde?
2. Investing too much, too soon.
Whenever we like someone, we usually make sure that they know it right away. We show it through our words or through our actions. Well, in 2018, you need let go of this habit and really take your time to get to know a person before you invest too much of yourself. Take things slower before you actually decide to give the majority your emotions, time and effort.
3. Not taking rejection very well.
Some connections work, some connections won’t. That’s just the way it is when you date online and offline. Not all of the people you meet will be ideal for you or will be willing to enter into a relationship with you. It’s a harsh reality that you need to accept as early as now.
4. Being unwilling to step out of your dating comfort zone.
So we already talked about preferences on the first item on this list. Now, you have to be open to stepping out of your comfort zone. This means that you need to be open to trying new things and not just meeting new types of people. For example, if you’re more comfortable with meeting at restaurants, change it up and meet at local cafes or even at parks and museums. The point is for you to try something new, dating-wise.
5. Spend more time developing your profile.
We’ve been through this last year. You need to improve your online dating profile so you can turn more heads. Start with your photos. Take professionals ones and then take down the old ones that show you in a bad light.
These are just some of the toxic dating habits that you need to let go of before the year ends. Be honest with yourself, you know you’re guilty doing some of the habits on the list above. However, you can always do something about it. Make it your new year’s resolution. For more dating tips, check out more on our blog.