Dating 101 have you found your soulmate
And, for many Americans, that right place is online, with dating sites like Elite Singles.
- Janelle Paris, social anthropologist at Messiah College Indeed, a surprisingly large percentage of Christian singles are turning to the internet to find a long-term, spiritually-connected partner.
Pack lightly however, for this is the minimalist trip of a lifetime—decide to enjoy it!
Having got your conscious thought into the zone about the forthcoming experience, there’s now just minimalist approach that will work for you: you’ve got to hit the dating streets with totally blinkered vision for the only thing that really matters to you—finding your soulmate.
You'd occasionally spot those long-term couples still looking all googly-eyed at each other and wonder what they were smoking. At least that was my experience (and the experience of most of the couples I knew).
Unless the pair is newly attached and lust-driven, you don't see many couples holding hands, staring into each other's eyes, and lost in conversation. Yes, I guess that's the best term available, although there wasn't a bit of magic involved. It sure feels like one, but even though it seems like a one in a million connection between us, I've come to believe that anyone can find a great match (or even possibly create one with your existing partner) if you employ your head as well as your heart. This is basic, foundational work everyone should undergo in preparation for a great relationship.
They're either lost in their cellphones, silently focused on their food, or glaring at each other with barely restrained contempt.
Walk into any restaurant and look around at the couples sitting together.
Now unfairly, even with your heart’s desire clear in your mind, Dating Mistake 101 is still hideously easy to make and damn hard to avoid, even when you know what it is.Here's a post I've written on the subject that can help you learn a bit more about emotional maturity.Also, I highly recommend Daniel Goleman's book, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ and Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry. Work through your “stuff.” This is another foundational step toward finding your soulmate.It involves the ability to listen well, communicate calmly, and maintain self-control.Without emotional intelligence, your love relationship WILL have problems, even if you are compatible in most other areas.