A good outcome needs a good approach.

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Your anxiety is the cost you have to bear every time you get out there and take a chance on someone. Not everyone is worth this cost.

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The dating pool is full of undateable people — either they don’t care, or they just don’t know it yet.

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It’s all up to the single people who participate in the dating market.


It’s the one thing no one can take away from you.

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Well, imagine if you loved yourself for a minute.


And other dating “rules” I’ve learned

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It changed my life. It can change yours too.

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Relationships can be hard, but you know you have a choice.

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It’s not going to happen.

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Here’s a simple example.


For a while, whatever was silenced in my waking hours haunted me in my dreams instead.

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But, you know, unlike all other break-ups I’d had, I never wrote about this one.


He might genuinely believe it’s what he needs, but don’t buy it.

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“How do you know you’re not Cool Girl? Because he says things like: ‘I like strong women.’ If he says that to you, he will at some point fuck someone else. Because ‘I like strong women’ is code for ‘I hate strong women.’”

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