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Knowing you'll find love when the time is right, I want to offer you a few tips so you can relax a little easier in your 20's and know you're on the. Don Jon. Last night I was on the subway, riding close enough to two girls to overhear their conversation. They looked to be about — the. Dating in your 20s is a total cluster fuck. In your early 20s, it's all about the tasting menu of every and any guy/girl to see what you like. As you get older though.
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Now that's something that has changed from when I was in my early 20s. In my early 20s, when I got dumped I would just party wth my gal pals until I got distracted by the next guy at the bar. It doesn't work like that anymore. Dating in your late 20s means you get invested.
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You're mature enough to keep yourself open. You know what being open even fucking means!!! I'll level with you. I just got dumped by someone who I felt really safe with. He's liked me for a long time and I was so sure it was going to work out. So, I did the late 20s thing. I let myself be open. I let myself believe that this would be long term. I didn't feel like we were rushing anything but I had no reason to be doubtful or to believe that I'd ever have to consider the outcome that I'm forced to face now.
And that's when you hear it. Something you never heard in your early 20s but has become the resounding bell of your late 20s, "I'm not lovable. There is that fear that you'll never meet someone.
Or by the time you do, your eggs will be shriveled up worse than your finger after sitting in a hot tub for too long. The voice of doubt and judgement only gets louder as we get older.
We are so quick to blame ourselves and that makes sense.
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When you get dumped it's hard to conceptualized that it's not you. After all, you keep getting dumped so at some point, aren't YOU the constant? The truth is you are loveable. You just haven't met someone who celebrates that.
And who gives a fuck if you haven't met them in your late 20s? You're still in your 20s!! My friend Courtney reminded me of a Grey's quote this week that sums it up, "He's very dreamy, but he's not the sun.
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Find the two most important traits for you to have in a partner and date people that align with those traits. You will communicate through everything else in the relationship and it will work out. Focus on how the person makes you feel. Let go of all you think you want a person to look and act like. Make sure you date all types of people. It will help you grow, push you to communicate your needs and wants, and you may just be surprised who you end up with once you finally meet your soul mate.
With the introduction of social media, people will have more options on how to meet potential partners. It will become common practice to date multiple people at once and even disappear, versus communicate their feelings, when they are no longer interested. Wish them luck on their journey and continue on.
Spend your time getting to know someone before hooking up. You love the chase and have a tendency to continue the chase once you hook up. Take them on a date and spend time exploring the city together — walks with frozen yogurt through the parks are your favorite. Embrace that move a little bit earlier.
Be honest with what you really want. This is going to be a concept you struggle with for a while, but monogamy may not be right for you. Whatever agreement you create in a relationship, always honor and respect the agreement you have in place. The traditional concept of love, and what you always thought you wanted as a kid, will evolve and modern love will be whatever two people want it to be and look like.
The best way to figure this out, start back at number 1! Bryan, the short of this is know yourself really well. Even better than your parents AND they raised you!
Let go of your expectations, date all types of people that align with the values and interests that make you happy in life, and focus on how people make you feel.
Until you find the love that matches the dream in your head, enjoy the journey!