Remember that first impressions aren't always reliable, especially when it comes to Internet dating.
It always takes time to really get to know a person and you have to experience being with someone in a variety of situations.
These are probably not the things you can find out about a person by eyeing them on the street, reading their profile on a dating site, or sharing a quick cocktail at a bar before last call.
Don’t make your search for a relationship the center of your life.
Fact: Conflict doesn’t have to be negative or destructive.
With the right resolution skills, conflict can also be an opportunity for growth in a relationship.
Myth: If I don’t feel an instant attraction to someone, it’s not a relationship worth pursuing.
Fact: This is an important myth to dispel, especially if you have a history of making inappropriate choices.
Myth: I can only be happy and fulfilled if I’m in a relationship or It’s better to have a bad relationship than no relationship.
Fact: While there are health benefits that come with being in a solid relationship, many people can be just as happy and fulfilled without being part of a couple.
Even if you’ve been burned repeatedly or have a poor track record when it comes to dating, these tips can help you to keep things in perspective and put you on the path to finding a loving relationship that lasts.