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Easing Yourself Back to Dating as Venues Re-open: Our Top Tips

Whether you have been single for a while now, or your breakup happened during lockdown, you may be feeling quite nervous now that things are easing up again. This may be the right time for you to get back into the dating game, but that doesn’t mean that you are necessarily feeling confident about it. Here are some tips to ease yourself back into the dating arena as venues begin to reopen.

Don’t Be Too Hard on Yourself

Most people are feeling a little out of touch when it comes to their social skills right now, so don’t be too hard on yourself. If you have been out of work or furloughed for some time, it may have been a while since you have had a conversation with anyone who isn’t a close friend or family member, let alone with someone you find attractive. It is natural to feel a little tongue tied to start off with, so don’t put too much pressure on yourself to perform well whilst trying to remember how to chat someone up. 

Get Used to Going Out

After all this time in lockdown, some people will find it difficult just to be in a normal social environment with those closest to them again, let alone trying to date. Ease yourself back in slowly by arranging some get-togethers with your mates so that you can get used to being out and about before you try to set up a date. That way, you will feel more comfortable in the outside world when you do come to dating someone.

Practise

They say that practise makes perfect and there is no harm in trying this out for yourself. Sex cams are a great way to chat to some very attractive women online and hone your dating and sexual skills in preparation for the real thing. Live sex cam girls are available on babestation.com any hour of the day or night and whether you want to chat or relieve that sexual tension that has been building up since lockdown began, they are on hand to help you. Free sex cam girls are experienced and know what you need. They will help you to build your confidence back up and give you the skills you need to get back into dating again. Look here for more information.

Online Dating

Online dating is different to sex chat because the girls here are looking for a relationship rather than just chatting or helping you get off. However, it can be a good way to get back into the traditional dating game without having to put yourself out there too much. You can get to know someone you find attractive online and even have a virtual date or two on a chat platform before you arrange a real-life date. That way you can ease yourself back into dating without the pressure. 

Renew Potential Dating Interests

Most of us have people we find attractive in our everyday lives. You may have found yourself getting close to someone or even having quite a flirty relationship before lockdown came along and knocked the relationship off its perch. You may not have had the chance to connect with this person since, but now that everything is opening back up again, and you are getting the chance to get back to the ‘old normal’, this person may start to feature in your life again. Reacquaint yourself with them and renew that old easiness you felt in each other’s company. Chances are they are feeling nervous about being back in a social environment too. Get to know them again and find the right time to ask for a date. There is no point putting it off, as lockdown has taught us that we never know what is around the corner.

Choose a Great Dating Venue

With everything opening up again, you will have a good choice of places to take your date. In the past, you might have suggested a romantic dinner or a casual drink. However, if you are feeling nervous and lacking in social skills, this type of venue may no longer suit you because you will have to spend all night chatting. If this seems a bit full on, how about taking your date bowling or going to a movie? That way you will have something else to concentrate on and will not have to fill any awkward silences. You could always go for dinner later or on your next date if things go well, and you will have your previous experience to talk about. 

Easing yourself into dating may seem daunting, but if you take things slowly and don’t put too much pressure on yourself, you will soon feel happier about being social and looking for love.

Written by Mark Greene

Mark Greene is writer and life coach dedicated to helping men to perform at peak level. He shares dating advice, style tips and strategies for building wealth and success.