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At a glance (Discouraged from online dating)
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|Personality||Social||Social, Private, Average, Very Social|
What I'm looking for (Discouraged from online dating)
- Male or Female, for friendship
- Male, for a relationship or sex
I myself had the outcry during my long tenure as a single person. The good news is that you are not alone or abnormal in feeling discouraged; it's actually normal and often, is part of the process.
When you're not really in the best place emotionally, dating burnout is bound to happen much more quickly and with more force.Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick!Some forums can only be seen by registered members.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. The outcry comes from my clients, from readers who respond to my dating blogs and from close friends who are dating. It's hard, it's not always fun and it can be exhausting.Some of the top criteria to look for include: Unresolved past issues.
Past issues can prevent you from moving forward in your love life because you're not able -- or ready -- to let go of a past relationship.
It might be that you still have feelings for an ex or are still in contact with him, and are having trouble picturing yourself with someone new.
The bottom line is that if you think your past love might be holding you back, he or she probably is.
Before you can open the door to a new relationship, it's important that you have closure. This means that you find yourself in different relationships that all sort of look the same.
It might mean that you consistently find yourself with unavailable partners who have trouble committing, or find yourself being the one who always takes care of the other person, leaving you feeling taken advantage of. At this point, it's more about continuing to take care of yourself and not getting even more discouraged by the fact that dating is still taking a bit longer than you expected. Having acceptance doesn't mean you accept that you are going to be alone for the rest of your life.
Patterns tend to be problematic if you find that relationships are ending for the same reasons, or that you consistently are feeling unfulfilled in a similar way. Quite the contrary; you can have acceptance while still working hard to meet a great potential partner.