the whole world (versus, say, the city we live in) will, increasingly, feel like the market for our partner(s).Our pickiness will probably increase.”“Above all, Internet dating has helped people of all ages realize that there’s no need to settle for a mediocre relationship.”From "A Million First Dates How online romance is threatening monogamy" in January/February 2013” ― Dan Slater, “Having a date with someone other than your ex-wife after being a married man for more than twenty five years was an important occasion alright, but wearing a tie she bought with such strong emotional value attached to it was a form of cowardice, a subconscious reluctance to let go.” ― Vann Chow, tags: after-it-ends, american, ashamed, coward, cowardice, dating, divorce, emotional-value, ex, ex-wife, japan, letting-go, letting-of-the-past, love, marriage, moving-forward, old-couple, online-dating, relationship-quotes, shamefulness, tie, tokyo, undying-love, wake-up, white-man-and-the-pachinko-girl “Taken from the dedication in my debut novel Exactly 23 days. For women everywhere: When you know you are finally mended, spread the word, hold out your hand, share some love from your heart and some laughter from your soul and be there for a new member of the sisterhood who needs your help.“In 2011, Mark Brooks, a consultant to online-dating companies, published the results of an industry survey titled “How Has Internet Dating Changed Society?
The most important person for you to trust is yourself.This is a possibility for you and you are the key to making it happen. Affirming that you can and deserve to be happy in love and in your life is a way to practice a new reality.Speak this motto with assurance, “I deserve to be happy” and then go out and meet people who are interesting and treat you right.If you’ve been through a divorce and you’re stepping back into dating again, you probably have a LOT of thoughts about this.
You worry about being “too old,” “too jaded” or “not hip enough” to attract dates and feel special and loved again.
These can be small and seem insignificant, but they still count.