Success at dating

Either way, don’t swamp your new date with stories from the dating front-line.

I had not changed my location settings or my age settings from the default, so Matt kind of snuck in there, because there's a 13-year age difference and we lived 50 miles apart.

When it comes to launching your attack on the dating world, like any successful soldier it’s good to go in fully prepared, with a strong plan and the right equipment.

Imagine the single person whose internal messages say, “I’m never going to find a decent partner. I’m destined to be single and alone all my life.” Replayed constantly, that kind of thinking will become ingrained.

What a difference it would make if the self-talk were affirmative and hopeful. I’ll hold out as long as it takes to find the best partner for me. Instead, become your own biggest booster, cheerleader and encourager.

It’s true: You will boost your odds of finding a fantastic partner if you become convinced deep down that you have a lot to offer.

You bring many assets and attributes to a potential relationship, and you’ll radiate that fact when you regularly remind yourself of your best qualities.

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