When we get clearer about our deeper self, we attract different kinds of people. We protect ourselves from this disappointment by watching from the sidelines rather than getting in the game. Taking a break from dating is a lot like quitting carbs: By allowing myself the time to sit with these thoughts and feelings, I am able to see myself more clearly. Try not investing all of your energy into a relationship at this very moment and spend it on improving your level of happiness in other areas of your life instead.
They told me about limiting beliefs I've clung onto about love, about myself and about what I'm still afraid of.
7 times when every grown-ass woman knows to take a break from dating
And while it's OK to give ourselves however much time we need to heal, sometimes these prolonged bouts of singledom come from avoidance and fear. When you realize that you are the source of your happiness rather than seeing it as being given to you, conditionally, by another, you can make yourself available to love from a whole and hopeful place. Figuring this out can help reorient what types of dates you pursue. They told me about limiting beliefs I've clung onto about love, about myself and about what I'm still afraid of. Please read our Commenting Policy first. Why Good People Ghost: