It's #BestDateLifeSummer, the time when we throw caution to the wind and live our best dating life. But for many singles, getting to that place of inner joy feels downright impossible. Being confident, living it up, and bringing our best selves feels like a deep dive into shark-infested waters.
Diaz Dating Group, founder and matchmaker Jasmine Diaz is determined to shake the proverbial dating table with tips on how singles can get #BestDateLifeSummer ready.
Connect With Your Inner Baddie
The confidence you exude by owning your baddie is an attractive trait many will admire but feeling confident when you've been knocked down repeatedly by love can be challenging and, for many, near impossible.
Summer is the best time to reset and reconnect with you. The warm weather and vibes can bring out our best, so step into your sun power by being unapologetically you, take ownership of the bad B you've always been, and rock it like a new fit.
Embrace A (Limited) Zero-Fs-Given Attitude
Fear of being the "bad guy" is enough to keep us dating the wrong people. Saying and doing what we want can feel like a betrayal of an unspoken dating code. But caring more about what others think can deter us from being in healthy spirit-filling relationships.
#BestDateLifeSummer is an opportunity to embrace who and what you want with no shame or guilt. It's an attitude that promotes self-confidence and authenticity, paving the way for better and more honest relationships.
Live It Up
A series of bad dates can suck the joy out of dating, but keeping the fun in check is essential to having a #BestDateLifeSummer. Organize your dates around hobbies and shared interests to enhance your experiences and remove any expectations other than having a great time.
Take Calculated Risks
Many singles stick to the same script: meet, coffee/dinner/movie, and repeat. That's a quick way to have a #BoringDateLifeSummer, and possibly a #NoSecondDateLifeSummer. Instead of dating the same type, going to the same first date hotspots, or using the same dating apps, let go of your inhibitions by exploring new people, places, or things you'd typically second-guess. No risk. No reward.
Keep Your Options Open
Dating multiple people may feel counterproductive, but keeping yourself open to new possibilities may lead to better connections with people you might otherwise have missed.
Reclaim your dating life by breaking the rules. Date whom you want, when you want, for as long as you want. And when you're ready to commit to one or several, it will be on your terms.