4 Tips for Getting Back Into Dating

[step-list-wrapper title=”” time=””]Feeling a little rusty? Psychologist Judith Sills, PhD, recommends three attitude adjustments and a new skill. [step-item number=”1.”

[step-list-wrapper title=”” time=””]Feeling a little rusty? Psychologist Judith Sills, PhD, recommends three attitude adjustments and a new skill.

[step-item number=”1.” image_url=”” title=”Be truly single.” ] Don’t think: I’m too old, tired, or fat to do this. Do think: I just turned back the clock for a second chance. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2.” image_url=”” title=”Lose your agenda.” ] Don’t think: I save time by laying out exactly what I want. Do think: Discover the person in front of me. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”3.” image_url=”” title=”Practice on social-networking sites.” ] Don’t think: I have no clue how to relate to a new person. Do think: I can use the Internet to learn how to flirt and try out my answers about my past. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”4.” image_url=”” title=”Forgive your mistakes.” ] Don’t think: I should be wiser by now. Do think: I’m braver, and I’ll get better at this. [/step-item]

Sills is the author of Getting Naked Again: Dating, Romance, Sex, and Love When You’ve Been Divorced, Widowed, Dumped, or Distracted.

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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