What is it about love that makes us throw common sense out the window? Even the self-professed loners I know secretly want companionship but are too afraid that it will ruin them. We’re ruined for the single life and will continue to seek out, cling to, fight for, and be made a fool over love. If you’re chasing after some guy who has eight kids with six different mothers, then you obviously have more problems than just being lonely on Saturday nights.Now, as much as I’d like to condemn this behavior from my lofty pedestal, I am the chief of sinners in this arena. I simply want to offer some hope that the crazy impulse inside of you is perfectly normal.Examples of gallant gestures that’ll clue your cutie in to the fact that you’re a romance rock star include such simple acts as regularly setting aside time during the day to talk on the phone, not bringing your Black Berry on your next date, and paying special attention to your date’s needs when you do spend time together.The simple act of being thoughtful can and will go a long way in rocking your romantic life. Spontaneity Rules Another way to infuse romance into your dating life is to embrace spontaneity. Grab and twirl your love to the beat of a street corner musician’s song.Of course you’re no idiot, but everyone can use some help, and great help is what you get in the wise and warm advice of Dr. Do you look confident and fun to be with --oozing self-esteem? 12 tips on how to marry a millionaire — or feel like one Part 4: Is This “It” or Keep Looking? Rate your jealousy meter and how to slay that green-eyed monster. Clarify your intentions and expectations about sex, learn how to say “yes” or “no” clearly, and follow “10 commandments” to guide both of you toward making wise choices. How to turn a friend into a lover.: Part 6: Throwing Your Hat Back in the Ring Handling Rejections: When to Hold or Fold. For example:• Write a profile online to draw your cyber mate• Do the body talk exercise• Steps in overcoming shyness and love panic• How to break the ice and warm up hearts• How to do the flirting flamenco• Identify overlapping interests• Walk a mile in his/her shoes• Test your love style• Size up your compatibility Don’t play games — like other books advise you to do!
As you read on, you’ll get so many helpful hints about what to do to find fulfillment in dating, and exercises to find out who’s the perfect mate for you, green or red lights about whether to pursue it, and tips you can put into practice right away to get what you want in dating—and life! This book is for everyone looking for love -- whatever your age, background, dating history, or sexual preferences or intentions. Part 3: Making the Approach Work Breaking the Ice: Openers to Get the Gab Going. Psyching yourself up and following dating do’s and don’ts. Like a popular saying, Show up, pay attention, tell the truth, and don’t be attached to the outcome.
I’ve dated them all – the good-hearted loser, the “give-me-one-more-one-last-chance” guy, the moody musician, the stalker, etc. Or is it that we’re addicted to the good feeling that love brings when it’s going right? So what do you do to keep the love bug from driving you crazy?
I’ve chased after guys who were completely uninterested in me. If it was embarrassing and in the name of love, I’ve done it. Well, no matter what your relationship status, the key to life is balance.
For example, if you’re a busy working professional, it’s all too easy to put your career at the top of your priorities.
However, by making your potential partner a priority, you show him or her just how thoughtful you really are.