If you’re the driver, make sure you know where you’re going, and where you plan to park. You start out close, and the goal is to get even closer.
If you’re headed to multiple places for the night, figure out how to get to your next destination beforehand so you don’t have to look it up on your phone or ask directions. No one is going to be anxious to lean in for that kiss if they can smell your breath from across the dinner table.
Despite the stigma in some social circles that accompanies being single, it’s important not to enter a relationship just to “fit in.” Being alone and being lonely are not the same thing.
However, if you’re ready to share your life with someone and want to build a lasting, worthwhile relationship, life as a single person can also be frustrating.
Myth: I didn’t feel close to my parents, so intimacy is always going to be uncomfortable for me.
Fact: It’s never too late to change any pattern of behavior.
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.