How to Bring the Joy Back to Dating

Everyone has his own different ways to define a happy date. In general, doing exciting and fun activities together, discovering the chemistry, and of course, spending time with an interesting date are the elements of a happy bond.

However, for some men, dating seems like a job interview. They get very insecure and anxious as they worry about what they will say and how they will perform. Whether you are one of these people or not, these tips will help you get fun and rewarding experiences in your dates.

Self Preps for a Happy Date

Preparing for your date can motivate and make yourself happy. You can either start by eating a special breakfast, taking a long shower, immersing yourself in a bubble bath, or all of them. You can also play an upbeat song so that you can start your day right.

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To put it simply, giving yourself a little “me time” can help unload the pressure you feel and relax your nerves. You know your body and mind best, so appreciate yourself first and think about how awesome you are before meeting your date.

Planning Outside the Box

It’s a no-fail date plan to go to a fancy restaurant or food park if your date is a foodie. Obviously, predictable dates lack variety and end up giving you and your date the same droning experience.

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Instead, plan a date that is more active and different. Depending on the season, you can consider trying an extreme sport, going ice skating, or just walking around a new neighborhood. If you want to be a bit more romantic, you can watch the sunset together or go out of town for a picnic.

Make sure that whatever you’re planning, it is something you will look forward to doing.

Sharing Stories

Everyone appreciates it when someone listens to their stories and personal experiences. Dating someone is no exception to this, so put extra effort into listening to what your date shares and take the time to see how amazing and unique they really are.

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Try to learn something new about her such as her achievements or elementary school crush. In turn, when you share, don’t try to sugarcoat and be honest as much as possible. Think of yourself as someone engaging. Remember that confidence is key to keeping an interesting conversation going. 

Not Worrying About the Future

It is definitely okay to have fun with your date without worrying about what’s going to happen next. Dates don’t always have to focus on the unknown. Just focus on the definite outcomes like learning and experiencing something new or gaining a new friend. You can always be honest that there was no chemistry. Although some women won’t take it positively, they always appreciate it when you’re true.

Ending the Date with No Regrets

Some women expect dates to end up being magical. If you’re able to make it happen, that is great. However, you don’t need to spend much time and energy in thinking about how to end your date strong. Many other things can happen that you and your date can end up feeling happy and hopeful. More often than not, it’s the simple things that matter in the end.

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You won’t lose anything if you try to open yourself to others and show more kindness and gratitude. Though you may end up alone, you have memories and learnings that make you realize it is all worth it at the end of the day.

Final Thoughts

To find and maintain love, finding your own happiness whenever you go out on a date is important. It can be frustrating if you don’t get much back in return from your dates. Nevertheless, this can be avoided by following the given tips for you to stay happy and positive all the way.