Not ready for dating
Just because you want a relationship doesn't mean you're ready for one. That one's tough to answer, because it entails really looking at yourself and your beliefs, attitudes and behaviors in a real, open, and honest way. It's what I've been waiting for a real relationship.Whatever the reason, this article aims to give you a step-by-step guide on how to reject a date, not feel pressured or guilty by it and not lose a friendship.Remember, you should never feel pressured into doing anything that you're not ready for!Before you hurry off looking for a relationship for all the wrong reasons, there a few things you need to consider.
And if LOVE is not the greatest opportunity to thrive, I don't know what is.
Your friends and family have warned you that he's a , or a (enter your favorite derogatory term for a bad boyfriend here) but you've written them off, believing that you're going to be the one woman that can change him into the perfect partner. If you get an invite to a party or event, and you don't have a man to bring, then you're likely to make up an excuse, send your regrets, pass up the night out and sit at home feeling sorry for yourself because you are "Then, you spend the entire night Googling "best places to meet men" and reading articles about what men find attractive instead of doing something that would make you happy (like going to the party you were invited to.) The truth is that if you did meet a great guy while in this mindset, you'd hold on so tight so quickly that you'd most likely strangle the relationship anyway.
No, the truth is that inside you know you won't change him, and that's actually fine with you because you subconsciously fear a deep relationship.2.
I was lucky recently to get close, to find another person who said "yes." And then the old witch "timing" kicked in, and her life took off in a very unexpected and seemingly accidental direction. All the earlier ingredients were present, the magic, the lust, the flirty anticipation... I am happy for her, and we parted, wishing each other the best of luck.
But I was just about to feel what it was like when the other person, the other ATTRACTIVE person said "yes." I'm still ready.