5.) You have a feeling you've lost guys due to your drinking habits. Let's take a look-see at #1 again. If dates almost always end with a round of shots on the house because you two have been such spectacular bar patrons, it's likely that five dates before sex rule goes out the window, too. Everything makes perfect sense after that whiskey nightcap at his place. And while you weren't shocked that Whiskey Nightcap never called, it hurt when Too-Good-To-Be-True guy your friend set you up with disappeared when you insisted on a fifth glass of Pinot Grigio, unloaded about your miserable childhood and were so drunk you almost ran into the closed restaurant door.
1. Change The Way You Think
When it comes to matters of the heart, we're all guilty of making excuses about why we didn't put ourselves out there. But contrary to popular belief, it isn't easier said than done. Laurel's advice?
"Trying" is a pre-emptive excuse for failure or not doing it at all. Do your best. Have zero excuses. If you don’t find success, make a midcourse correction and try a different tact. Keep at it until you do find success."