Last Updated: February 15, References. This article was co-authored by Imad Jbara. There are 23 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed , times. Whether you've been in the dating game for a while or are getting ready for your first date, your date can go great with a little preparation.
Growing up, I watched romantic comedies, idolizing the characters and soaking up the sappy love stories' happy endings. Movies like "Sixteen Candles," "Pretty in Pink" and "Dirty Dancing" showed me that anything was possible if you just had the love of your life by your side. I took these messages to the extreme; I craved relationships and love. A former serial relationship-jumper, I would end one relationship, and immediately dive headfirst into another. The longest break in between my relationships was two weeks. I have since taken a complete degree turn and have been single for a few years now.
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It is so exciting and so alluring that we dream of it embracing our lives over and over again. It can result in being incapable of achieving happiness when we are by ourselves. This article is about destroying the thought that tortures a lot of people — that being single means being incomplete. Not having a partner is nothing more than, not having a partner!
After a few years of living through the betrayal and anger of my divorce, my friends decided it was time for me to start dating again. They took me out to the bars, dressed me up, bought me drinks, and showed all the men how cute I was. The bar scene was not for me.