And when it does, you must stop, take a breather and reflect back on the string of women you’ve left behind.
When the odds are not in your favor, flashing back may relieve and amuse you, keep confidence levels in check and force you to realize that there are uncontrollable elements like the Laws of Attraction (and timing) that play a critical role in the matchmaking equation.
Going on dates when you’re trying to get over someone can make you feel even lonelier than staying home alone. We get influenced by the people in our lives, whether that’s a good thing or not.
But in this case, it can be empowering to see strong women who are cool with flying solo.
You’re still thinking about your ex/the last guy you dated.
If you miss someone, then it makes sense that no new guy can measure up, at least not for now.
– Roll with the Changes: Your social life is bound to shift depending on where you are in your life.
These transitions will have an impact on the types and number of women you attract. The difference between men who are successful daters compared to those who fail at it as time goes by is that the former are able to adapt their attitudes and expectations at each new stage of life instead of fixating on their earlier successes.
You even start questioning who your type is and who you find attractive. When you have some bad luck, there’s a pattern that becomes obvious.
You get all excited only to find the person not as attractive as you hoped you would, you find zero chemistry and/or the conversation sucks.
We’re here to help you understand why dating burnout happens to the best of men and what you can do to deal with it.
“No man or woman really ‘hates dating.’ What single men and single women hate is being harshly rejected, being misled, and/or being manipulated by a member of the opposite sex.” – Learn Not to Take It So Personally: You survive a string of bad dates and by the time you get to the one you like, she blows you off.
At some point you may find yourself asking the dating question, “Is it worth the hassle? Picking up (and even hooking up) gets old, blind dates become a scary proposition and you may prefer down time on the couch over a round of drinks with another online stranger.