Has your dating confidence suffered during the Covid lockdown? Begin dating on Older Dating Online
I was invited to a BBQ the other day and it was lovely to see friends again, as I have been isolated for several months and although busy I am a forty plus single and live on my own. Meeting other people after such a long time I realised that I have lost some confidence in being with people. I felt strange making general conversation and being close to people I hadn’t seen for a while. A very strange feeling for someone who is normally used to meeting and communicating with people all day.
This experience made me think about my self confidence when forty plus dating on Older Dating Online.
It made me consider and reassess my social standards that used to come naturally but now need to be reinforced again after a lack of use. Perhaps it is a case of if you don’t use it you loose it and maybe we need to start relooking at the social standards and habits that used to be so normal when we start opening up again. Here are some that I came up with and maybe you could add some extra standards that are important to you while you are considering dating as a forty plus single on Older Dating Online.
You should never have to convince anyone of your worth, your sense of self -worth is important as it enables you to set your personal boundaries. Choose people who never make you question your value. You are worthy, even if you are out of practice you need to realise that you are deeply loved and lovable. Remember it’s ok to walk away from relationships where you feel like you have to negotiate your way into someone caring about you. Being loved in a relationship should not be negotiable, if you are not loved it is not a relationship worth being in.
Having had a lot more time to think about things during lock down I have learnt what I want and need in a relationship and also what I don’t want. The biggest lesson I learned this year is to not force anything- conversations, friendships, relationships, attention, love. Anything forced is just not worth fighting for, whatever flows flows, what crashes crashes. It is what it is. If it is not happening naturally and easily then it is probably unlikely to happen and struggling to try and make it work will just make you tired and it will harm your mental health and self-confidence.