The profile for Guy #1 may go something like this: I am an athletic jock looking for fun. You must practice ballet beneath the full moon when the new moon falls on a Tuesday… Guy #1 and Guy #2 may have nice photos and stats, but both speak in ultimatums and mandates. If we attract what we are and if we become what we think about, I’d like to manifest the gentleman who is simple and joyous.
You must spend two hours daily at the gym—like I do. If that’s how they’re writing, then how are they thinking? I’d be lying if I said that a guy who doesn’t go to the gym regularly would be a good match for me, but I offer my preferences in a far-less exclusionary manner. About the Author: Guest Contributor Meet Mindful is the first online dating site to serve the mindful lifestyle.
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These two paragraphs describe everything that could ever need to be known about me. Well, no, of course they don’t; but my spiel does do a pretty good job of saying what I look like and what I am looking for. While exploring who you are and capturing it in such a condensed form can be daunting, there are two things you can easily avoid to make your profile more attractive.
You have three tools at your disposal to catch the eye of Mr. First we have the guy who lists everything you must do to meet his standards. I list what makes me happy—neither as judgment nor ultimatum—as simple, joyous affirmation.
Determine if you are “dateable” and develop goals to accomplish true relationship readiness.
Develop your self-esteem and create a vision for how you’d like your life to be. Don’t stay in a dating relationship that’s not working just for the sake of staving off loneliness or fearing hurting the other’s feelings.
Dating provides fertile training ground for these teens for learning about themselves and how to establish and maintain healthy intimate relationships as they continue to mature and grow.