Blog: Matchmaker’s Comment
We all require different degrees of social interaction and connection. Some of us are social butterflies, flitting our way through the seas of people, finding pleasure in the wonderful opportunities presented by simply interacting with another person. While others find themselves exhausted by the waves of energy emitted by other people, wishing to remain in the comfort of their home exploring the world of their own mind. Still yet, there are the remaining individuals that fall somewhere in between, juggling their desire to interact with others and wanting to find solace in their solitude.
Dating takes due diligence and often feels like a second job so why do we make it harder on your self with our self-limiting beliefs. Although it is not meant to be easy, there may be inward opportunities that can make the experience more seamless.
The Friends Reunion special re-ignited the discussion around whether Ross and Rachel were really on a break. The key scene famously ends with Rachel saying “maybe we should take a break”, and Ross storming out without commenting. A US therapist observed there was no proper conversation between the characters, which lead to assumptions.
There’s a new relationship term doing the rounds—and it’s been amazing just how many people have realized that it encapsulates their entire dating history.
When going on a first date have you ever found yourself wondering - will this person be compatible with me? There are many factors that make up compatibility but one of the most determinant and often overlooked is one’s attachment style.
Romantic inferiority is tough to navigate and may have different origins. But profound love requires sharing, autonomy, and perceived equality, regardless of the differences.
Is it possible that you are jumping to conclusions too quickly when meeting someone new? Could it be unconscious bias that is holding you back from finding love?
Being attractive, engaging, confident and funny can help us land the relationship opportunity, but unless we’re tuned into Emotional Intelligence it likely won’t stay the distance.
There are things you can do not just to pass the time, but to maintain meaning in your life, and stay on top of your game for when normal dating finally returns to the realm of possibility.
So you’re alone on Valentine’s Day - so what? Just because you’re alone doesn’t mean you have to be lonely.