A big part of the frustration is riding the roller coaster--the highs and lows of the dating process. It is exciting to meet new people and disappointing when there is no connection.
Have the mindset that your perfect match can be ANYWHERE can really open things up—especially when you know how to approach it. And with technology like Facetime, Skype etc, you can start getting to know someone just as well as you would if you were sitting across from each other at a coffee shop.
And in my world, miracles happen daily. People who start out saying how dismal the dating scene is where they live, leave their limitations, challenge conventional thinking and turn it around and and realize a new new world of inspired dating right were they live--a new lens through which to view themselves and the journey!
Even if you only practice one of these new strategies you will create greater capacity for you to manage the discomfort of being emotionally unavailable and start moving towards a more open, connected and authentic version of yourself.
Here are some practical steps you can take that will put an end to your uncertainty and cause you to feel more positive about your dating journey in future:
Do you find yourself doing things you really don’t want to do and often saying things other people want to hear -- not expressing your truth . . .to make other people happy?If you do, you’re not alone. It’s called people pleasing and it chips away your vitality and leaves you feeling exhausted.