Before I started my Dating Sabbatical, I felt like I was working a part-time job trying to find a partner!
So take this time to enroll in a class, take a workshop, explore volunteer opportunities or take up a new, healthy habit.
Set up a chess or checker board and play both sides.
Take your time, even consider making this a multi-day competition. Here’s a fun DY (Dating Yourself) idea: Grab some friends and head to a sports bar. Option 2: Grab some friends who have absolutely no idea what will be happening, but who will get into the spirit of things nonetheless.
of soda a day, not eating well, not exercising, and not taking care of myself in a million other ways?
It was obvious that I didn’t care about spending the rest of my life with !
Huge props to POPSUGAR for putting together this Single Lady Soundtrack.
Listen to the playlist on Spotify: The whole 14 minutes is worth it, but if you want to get to the “DY” material, skip to . To get started with a few inspiring quotes, check out my Great Quotes board on Pinterest: Follow Dating’s board Great Quotes on Pinterest.
Do you have some boards on Pinterest I should follow? Here’s a kick I’m on right now: A healthy diet will make you feel better, bring more zest and energy into your life, make you look better and give you the energy to live a more exuberant life – all things we would want to offer a partner and If any of these are your idea of fun, but you haven’t played them in awhile because you’re flying solo…well, you know the deal on Dating Yourself: play these games for your own enjoyment! Set up space for a puzzle and work on it over the course of a week or weekend.
But as I became more conscious of how much time I spent on finding a partner, it really started getting depressing. I then realized I was spending all this time looking for The One, while spending very little time on myself.
How ludicrous was I to be searching for the one I wanted to spend my life with, while I was chugging down 40 oz.